autism specialist teaching assistant in coalville

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£ 15,000 per year
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job details

coalville, east midlands
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job type
working hours
£ 15,000 per year
Non Teaching
reference number
0116 254 3113
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job description

Are you looking for a rewarding role teaching young people? Are you looking to work in a unique setting and be part of the school's ambitious future? If so, we would like to hear from you!

An independent school setting are looking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant who specialises in supporting students who are on the Autistic Spectrum. This is a full time and permanent role to start as soon as possible.

The school which is located in North Leicestershire accommodates for pupils aged 10-18 with Autism and complex needs who struggle to access mainstream education. This is a small setting which currently accommodates for 4 pupils but will eventually have capacity for up to 10 pupils. The setting also has an on site residential home for up to 4 pupils. The school is in a rural setting with a large outdoor area for pupils to take part in various activities


- Opportunity to work in a recently opened school that will continue to grow
- Supportive management and progression for development
- Access to Free CPD course and Safeguarding Training

The ideal candidate for this role will:

- Have experience of supporting young people on the Autistic Spectrum
- Be comfortable in managing challenging behaviour
- Be able to engage with and build rapport with young people
- Be creative, proactive and flexible in their supporting style


- Work with students to help keep them engaged in learning
- Encourage students to develop a range of skills
- Manage behaviour in line with the schools behaviour policy
- Work proactively with other team members
- Ensure the safeguarding of students

If you think you have the necessary skills relevant for this role, do not hesitate and apply today!


behaviour management,building relationships,experience with autism spectrum disorders,experience with learning difficulties


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