A thriving two-form entry primary school based Islington are looking for an enthusiastic 1:1 teaching assistant to provide support for a Reception pupil with Autism. This role will start in September 2020 and continue on until July 2021.
The ideal teaching assistant will be a compassionate SEND TA who has previous experience supporting children with social communication and behavioural needs and can be calm and consistent when managing behaviour. You will be patient with a good sense of humour, and be someone who is always willing to go the extra mile for the children within your care
You will also have a sound of understanding of working with children in EYFS or Key Stage 1 and experience using PECS to support communication is not essential but highly desirable. As a teaching assistant you will be working with the class teacher to provide a high level of support as well as fulfilling the pupil's EHCP.
This is a full-time role to start in September 2020 and will continue on for the rest of the academic year. .
About the role:
o 1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant - Reception pupil with Autism
o Full time, (Mon-Fri)
The ideal candidate:
o Sound knowledge of the EYFS curriculum
o Experience with Autism and Challenging Behaviour
o A variety of communication skills to respond to the needs of the child. PECS experience is highly desirable but not essential.
About the school:
o Dedicated and supportive leadership team
o Consistently high standards
o Children who are keen to learn
o Friendly and Welcoming Staff
o Easily Accessible by Public Transport
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer and as such we do not discriminate based on age, gender, disability, race or any other equal opportunities criteria.
The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
As such, you will be required to provide an up to date CRB/DBS, or be prepared to allow Axcis to process one on your behalf, in addition to other mandatory compliance checks in line with the DfE guidelines (for details please see our website).
Axcis Education is an employment agency offering temporary supply work for daily, short-term and long-term assignments in addition to permanent positions.
You must be suitably qualified for the position advertised and be prepared to attend a face to face interview with Axcis to demonstrate your suitability for this role.
Salary / Pay Rate will be dependent on your skills and experience.