SEN Teaching Assistant (Autism Focus)


£80 - £90 Per Day

Full Time


Birmingham, West Midlands


Posted around 1 month ago

Expires In 1 Month

Job Description
SEN Teaching Assistant (Autism Focus)
A reputable Ofsted-rated 'Good' primary school in Selly Oak is seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to provide personalised support to a child with Autism on a 1:1 basis. This role presents an excellent opportunity for a Psychology graduate interested in gaining valuable experience in the field of Autism and pursuing a career in educational or clinical psychology.
*** SEN Teaching Assistant
*** £80 - £90 per day
*** September 2024 – July 2025
*** ‘Good’ primary school, Selly Oak
*** SEN support – Autism
Role Overview: The successful candidate will work closely with a child diagnosed with Autism, providing tailored support to meet their specific needs and facilitate their educational progress. This role requires a compassionate and patient individual who is passionate about supporting children with Autism and helping them thrive in a school environment.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Establishing a trusting and supportive relationship with the child, fostering a sense of security and confidence.
  • Implementing individualised strategies and interventions to support the child's communication, social interaction, and academic development.
  • Assisting the child in navigating sensory sensitivities and managing emotional regulation challenges.
  • Collaborating with teachers and other professionals to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment for the child.
  • Monitoring the child's progress and adjusting support strategies as necessary to ensure continued growth and success.
  • A degree in Psychology or a related field, with a strong interest in Autism and developmental disorders.
  • Previous experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with children and build positive relationships.
  • Empathy, patience, and a genuine passion for supporting the unique needs of children with Autism.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the evolving needs of the child and the school environment.
If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children with Autism and eager to gain valuable experience in the field, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding role. Join the team and help create an environment where every child can thrive!

The Education Network Offer:

Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.

The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.

The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.

Luke Bacciochi

0121 272 7285

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