Servoca Education is currently looking for proactive and enthusiastic Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants with particular interest in Autism, to support ASD pupils across the London Borough of Barnet.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong developmental disability that affects the way a person communicates and relates to people around them. Children and adults with autism have difficulties with everyday social interaction, and can often have accompanying learning disabilities. As a spectrum disorder, Autism presents differently in each person but everyone with the condition shares a difficulty in making sense of the world.
The schools we with is are large mainstream Primary Schools with an integrated ASD provision, providing KS1 and KS2 education to pupils with a range of social and academic abilities. It is easily accessible by Northern and Piccadilly Lines whilst also being serviced by numerous bus routes.
Primary schools in the London Borough of Barnet also pride themselves on supporting their staff, meaning that you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop as you work ensuring that you have every opportunity to gain promotion and progress in your career.
Main duties will include:
• supporting children 1:1
• acting as a support to the teacher by working with small groups of pupils
To be considered for this role or any similar positions you must have:
• Experience/interest in helping primary school pupils/SEN setting and a practical knowledge of ASD
• Experience working with children or adults with challenging behaviour
• Experience with PECS/TEACCH or Makaton is also an advantage, as is a Team Teach (or similar) qualification.
If you have experience working with children who have special education needs, and are interested in making a positive contribution to the lives of young people, please click ‘Apply’ and send your CV along with full contact details.