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Date Added: Sun 15/11/2020

ASC Teaching Assistant

Lancaster, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £10 / hourly

We are looking for a Pupil Support Worker to work alongside young people with ASC. Someone who is motivated by helping others, patient and resilient would be perfect for this role.

Do you want a rewarding Career? To make a positive difference to young people and their lives? Are you patient, empathetic, resilient and supportive? If you have answered yes - we want you!

You will be supporting children on a 1-1 basis in a specialist ASC class and encouraging each individual to achieve their potential and dream big, despite of any challenges you or they may face. This can be achieved by assisting and supporting the class teachers with the agreed learning plans, whilst also being responsible for safeguarding the young people. This will include making sure they are healthy, safe and as comfortable as possible and assisting with the physical, emotional and personal care needs for each individual.

Then school are seeking a responsible, friendly and thoughtful individual who has a passion for caring for and ultimately, making a difference to, young lives. You will ideally understand some of the challenges that you could be faced with as it will be a challenging yet rewarding role.

We need someone who can work well within a team, has great communication skills, can manage their workload and be prepared for the varying difficulties the role may present. You also must have some experience in an Education Setting and with Special educational needs children.

Key responsibilities

  • To support the Class Teachers in delivering agreed learning activities to ensure each individual child meets their discrete learning needs.
  • Supporting children with moderate-severe Autism, including some who are non-verbal and need ongoing support and guidance throughout their learning.
  • To ensure high standards of personal hygiene for each student and support them with personal care needs
  • To promote structure, boundaries and domestic routines; ensuring a pleasant, clean and safe environment for the students in your care
  • To carry out all duties, as directed by the class teachers to maximise learning opportunities for all children and young people
  • To support the development of communication skills by implementing communication goals in collaboration with Education, Multi-disciplinary team, Residential and Respite staff
  • To assist with target setting, record keeping and assessment in classes
  • To undertake relevant training programmes as and when required by the School

Essential criteria

  • You must have some experience within an Educational setting or with Special Educational Needs.

Please send a copy of your CV to #removed# if you wish to be considered. 

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