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SEN-TA – Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist

Finchley LA

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SEN-TA – Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist

Hours of Work: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Term Time

Pay: £85-£100 per day

Location: Finchley

Job Type: Full Time, Long Term

About the school:

Situated in the vibrant community of Finchley, our school is renowned for its modern infrastructure and excellent facilities that cater to the diverse needs of our 750 students. We pride ourselves on fostering a dynamic learning environment supported by dedicated staff members who are committed to each student’s academic and personal development. Our school stands out for its inclusive approach to education, integrating cutting-edge technology into classrooms and providing extensive extracurricular opportunities that enrich the educational experience. With a strong emphasis on innovation and collaboration, we nurture a supportive atmosphere where students can thrive academically and socially.

About the role:

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced SEN-TA (Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant) specialising in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to join our passionate team at a reputable primary school in Finchley, London. As an ASD Specialist SEN-TA, you will play a crucial role in supporting and enhancing the educational experiences of students with ASD, ensuring they receive tailored support to achieve their full potential.

Application Requirements:

• Relevant experience working with children or young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) within an educational setting.
• Understanding of ASD characteristics, behaviors, and effective strategies for supporting individuals with ASD.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents/carers.
• Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the educational and emotional well-being of students with SEN.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide one-on-one and small group support to students with ASD, implementing tailored strategies to meet their educational and developmental needs.
• Collaborate closely with teachers and SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) to create and implement individual education plans (IEPs) and behavior management plans.
• Assist in planning and delivering differentiated lessons and activities that promote inclusivity and engagement for students with ASD.
• Foster a supportive and nurturing learning environment where students feel safe, valued, and encouraged to participate.
• Monitor and track student progress, providing regular feedback to teachers and parents/carers on achievements and areas for development.

We offer a competitive daily rate of £85-£100, contingent on experience and qualifications, along with a full-time, long-term position offering stability and opportunities for career advancement in a nurturing school environment. You will have access to professional development and specialised training in SEN and ASD interventions, as well as comprehensive support from experienced educators and SEN specialists. This role provides a fulfilling opportunity to positively impact students with ASD, contributing significantly to their educational progress and personal growth.

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Teach-Now directly. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job within education. Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you.

Teach Now operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

We are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination. Teach Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

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