SEN Teaching Assistant - ASD

Posted 20 June by GSL Education
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Salary icon £83.50 - £95.00 per day
Location icon Maidenhead , Berkshire

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SEN Teaching Assistant - ASD

Location: Maidenhead

Salary: £83.50-£95 per day

Start Date: As soon as possible

Are you passionate about making a profound difference in the lives of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) ? We, GSL Edcucation, are looking for a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to join our client school in Maidenhead . This role provides a unique opportunity to work one-on-one with a student with ASD, offering tailored support to meet their specific needs and facilitate their academic and personal growth.

By working one-on-one with a student with ASD , you will have the privilege of witnessing their unique abilities and strengths flourish. Your guidance will not only help them excel academically but also nurture their social and communication skills, fostering a sense of belonging, self-confidence, and independence. As an Autism SEN Teaching Assistant, you will be at the heart of a transformative educational experience, making a profound and lasting difference in the life of your student, and in the wider community that benefits from your dedication and expertise.

Key Responsibilities as an SEN Teaching Assistant:

  • Individualised Support: Provide one-on-one support to a student with ASD, tailoring your approach to their unique learning style and requirements.
  • Communication Assistance: Foster effective communication and social interaction skills for the student, using evidence-based strategies.
  • Behavioural Support: Implement behaviour management techniques to create a positive and supportive learning environment.
  • Academic Support: Assist the student with classwork, homework, and educational activities, working closely with teaching staff to adapt materials as needed.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with teaching staff, speech therapists, and other professionals to develop and implement Individualised Education Plans (IEPs).

Qualifications of an SEN Teaching Assistant:

  • Relevant qualifications in special educational needs, or a related field are advantageous.
  • Previous experience working with students with SEN is highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by students with SEN.
  • Adaptability to respond to the diverse learning styles and needs of the individual student.
  • Commitment to promoting inclusivity and advocating for the rights of students with SEN.

GSL Education Offers:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Direct access to local schools
  • Committed consultants dedicated to meeting your needs
  • Exceptional support for both candidates and client schools

Please be advised that the role of SEN Teaching Assistant -ASD requires a strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection and that successful applicants must satisfy all background safer recruitment checks including an enhanced child DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for a new one.

GSL Education is an ethical, independent recruitment agency serving teachers across Watford.

To apply to work with GSL Education as a SEN Teaching Assistant, please call Haider at GSL Education and send your up-to-date CV via the application link.

Application questions

Are you a British citizen?
Are you available 5 days a week?

Reference: 52913617

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