SEN Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00096319-1
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Oldham, Manchester
  • Salary: £10.25 to £10.65 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Teaching Assistant - Autism support specialist


£(phone number removed) per week

Previous experience of working in a similar role would be beneficial. 

Starting ASAP. Vision for Education are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support a child with a diagnosis of autism. The pupil is in year 1 and is at risk of being isolated from his peers due to high levels of disruption. Working at a school in Oldham, this is a specialist role that will require flexibility and a can-do attitude. Starting immediately for the right candidate, this is full-time role ongoing to Xmas.

The role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a committed autism Teaching Assistant to make a difference to this pupil’s experience of education. The successful autism Teaching Assistant will be required to work one to one with a pupil in year 1 class with a diagnosis of autism, assisting the pupil in overcoming barriers to learning. The aim of the one-to-one support is to keep the child within the classroom.

The school

The school is seeking an engaging and proactive Autism Teaching Assistant to join their motivated team. Focusing on the whole child and making sure that each child is the best they can be this school really is striving for outstanding in every area.  The school is located near to the town centre and is uspported by excellent transport links. 

To be considered for the Autism Teaching Assistant position, you will:

Have experience working with either with small groups or 1:1 with students who have been diagnosed or presenting with autism.
Must be always patient and calm
Be able to provide a safe and positive learning environment.
Be nurturing and patient.
Mentor and engage with the students, successfully delivering specifically designed educational packages. 
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education 
Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. 

What Vison for Education offer:

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply

If you are an autism support specialist who can enthuse, motivate, and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact Jordan in our Manchester Primary team on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.