Job Title: Teaching Assistant - Autism
An outstanding Special Needs School based in Wigan are looking for several SEND Teaching Assistants for full time, ongoing positions starting ASAP.
The school caters for pupils aged 11-19 years old, with EHCPs for ASD and social and communication difficulties. As well as a varied curriculum, they also offer a range of therapies and extra-curricular activities.
The ideal teaching assistant will have previous SEN experience, especially with ASD and communication needs. As a SEND teaching assistant you will be required to support students on a 1:1 basis as well as provide whole classroom support when required. Knowledge of PECS and Makaton would be highly advantageous but is not essential. The school are looking for teaching assistant who have a caring, calm personality and are enthusiastic and resilient
This is a full time, long term role to start ASAP.
• Previous SEND experience is essential – ideally ASD and Speech and Language Difficulties
• Makaton and PECS experience – highly desirable but not essential
<br/><br />If you are interested, then please contact Russell Bailey on 0151 459 9299 and click on the apply button below.<br /><br />If you are not interested in this role but know someone else who might be, <strong>don't forget that we offer up to £250 in shopping vouchers if you refer a friend to us and we place them in the job.</strong> For more details, contact your local Axcis office.<br /><br /><em>This is a temporary position.</em><br /><br /><em>Axcis is an equal opportunities employer and as such we do not discriminate based on age, gender, disability, race or any other equal opportunities criteria.<br /><br />The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.<br /><br />As such, you will be required to provide an up to date CRB/DBS, or be prepared to allow Axcis to process one on your behalf, in addition to other mandatory compliance checks in line with the DfE guidelines (for details please see our website).<br /><br />Axcis Education is an employment agency offering temporary supply work for daily, short-term and long-term assignments in addition to permanent positions.<br /><br />You must be suitably qualified for the position advertised and be prepared to attend a face to face interview with Axcis to demonstrate your suitability for this role.<br /><br />Salary / Pay Rate will be dependent on your skills and experience.</em><br /><br /><strong><span style="color:#e0004d;"><a href="/job-page-disclaimer">View the disclaimer</a></span></strong><br /><br /><strong><span style="color:#e0004d;"><strong>Contact: </strong></span><strong> Russell Bailey </strong><br /><br /><strong><span style="color:#e0004d;">Telephone: </span> 0151 459 9299 </strong></strong>