ASL Support Vacancy to work with 1:1 with our pupils with autism
We are looking to appoint a teaching assistant to work on a 1:1 basis with our pupils with autism. Many of our children have severe learning difficulties and require support with all aspects of their day including eating, drinking and using the toilet. Teaching assistants support the children to access learning at their own level, following a personalised plan. The role is a challenging but rewarding one.
We are looking people who are:
Child focussed, and put the needs of the children first
Calm under pressure
Good at communicating
A team player
Committed to learning more about pupils with autism, and how best to support them
Committed to inclusion
Understand what good learning can look like
What we offer:
An inclusive school
A very knowledgeable and supportive team
One year contract initially- with the likelihood of extension. Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a basic English and Mathematics test and attend an interview.
The post is 8.30- 3.30 Monday to Friday during term time -35 hours per week.
Unqualified: Scale 2- point 12 pro rata
Qualified: Scale 3- point 14-17 pro rata
Closing date: Wednesday 13th November 2019
Test and tour of School: Week beginning 18th November 2019
Interviews: Week beginning week beginning 25th November 2019
For more information about the role please contact Alex Roberts (Assistant Head Teacher) for further information. Please complete an EKO application form.
Gainsborough Primary School is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share that commitment.
The EKO Trust has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.
How to apply
Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.