SEN-TA (ASD)

Camden LA

Job Description

As a SEN Teaching Assistant specializing in Autism, you will play a pivotal role in providing essential support to KS1 students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Working closely with the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) and class teachers, you will create a nurturing and inclusive learning environment, ensuring that every child can thrive and achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Offer one-on-one and group support to KS1 students with Autism.
  • Collaborate with the SENCO and class teachers to develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs).
  • Cultivate a supportive classroom atmosphere that encourages social and emotional growth.
  • Assist students with communication and sensory requirements, tailoring your approach to meet their unique needs.
  • Facilitate students’ access to the curriculum, adapting materials and utilizing specialized resources as necessary.
  • Collaborate closely with other professionals, including speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, and educational psychologists.
  • Monitor and document students’ progress, providing regular feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Promote independence and life skills development among students with Autism.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all students at all times.
  • Qualifications:
  • Minimum Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification (Level 3 preferred).
  • Proven experience working with children with Autism in a UK educational setting.
  • Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and evidence of relevant training.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting students with special educational needs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with relevant strategies and resources for supporting students with Autism.
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.
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The Teach Now Recruitment Team
The Teach Now Recruitment Team
Contact:
info@teach-now.co.uk
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