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Autism Specialist Learning Support Assistant

  • Location:

    Merthyr Tydfil

  • Sector:

    Vetro Education, Special Educational Needs

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  • Salary:

    £63.52 - £70 per day

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Murphy

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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We are currently working with a Merthyr Primary aged Additional Learning Needs classroom based within a mainstream school. The classroom caters for pupils who have been statemented with Autism. 
The School require a Learning Support Assistant who is able to support the class Teacher in delivering lessons and activities to pupils on both a one to one and small group basis.  Alongside learning tasks, the school are seeking a Learning Support Assistant who has an understanding of Autism, with the ability to reflect on the pupils day and be curious about how the pupil sees you and the world around them. 
The position is for 25 hours per week, 5 hours per day, term time.

To apply for this position it is essential you have;
  • experience in working with children and young people with special educational needs
  • experience of managing challenging behaviour 
  • ability to work as part of a team
  • ability to work on own initiative
  • be open to learn new ways of doing things and sharing your knowledge 
  • have excellent communication skills
Minimum requirements:

Minimum of 3 months experience of working with children in an SEND environment - Specifically ASD
Fully enhanced DBS (on the Update service) - ability to obtain a new one
References covering the last two years (no gaps)
EWC registration (School support worker)
Right to work in the UK

While working with Vetro Education you can expect the following:

Fantastic rates of pay - One of the highest paying agencies in South Wales
One of South Wales' leading SEND providers
No payroll fees
Dedicated, education led, consultants who listen to the needs of each individual
Regular, specific and local work

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