Autism Lead - Sutton Coldfield - January Start
If you are experienced supporting pupils with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) in a school, specialist or care setting then this could be the role for you! Academics are working in partnership with a Primary School in Erdington who are looking for experienced, hardworking and highly motivated Teaching Assistants to work with ASD pupils on a 1:1 and small group basis.
Your role will be ASC lead practitioner. We are looking for someone who is;
Experienced supporting pupils or adults with Autism; must have a strong understanding of how a pupil's need can be met within a mainstream setting
- Knowledge Friends and the Friends For life program and Phonics essential
- Confident managing challenging behaviour in the classroom and using de-escalation techniques. Team-Teach / STEPS trained is not essential but would be a great advantage
- Skilled working with pupils with communication difficulties; PECS training is advantageous but not essential
- Able to demonstrate the impact you have had a child's progress and development.
You would be joining a well established, supportive and welcoming SEN support teams, where you would be well supported within your role and development would be highly encouraged.If this sounds like the next step in your career then please send your CV along with a short cover letter describing why you would be perfect for the role to Jayde today.