ASD Teaching Assistant


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Job Ref: 227519
Sector: Key Stage 1 (KS1)
Date Added: 09 October 2017

Celsian Education are currently recruiting for a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant for a mainstream primary school based in Oldham to start after half term.
The positions will start after the half term and will be provisionally until Christmas but is likely to be extended until the end of the academic year, depending on funding.
The role is a full time role to work 1:1 solely with an ASD child who has joined the school in year 1. The move has been a challenge for the child so the school are keen to ensure they appoint the right candidate, to avid any further disruption.
All potential candidates should have a strong background of challenging behaviour and recent experience working with children with ASD.
The successful candidate will be able to show the following:
- Resilience
- Understanding pupils needs
- Supportive
- Positive influence
Experience/Training needed
- Working with challenging behaviour or autism
- Worked in a supporting role within a school setting
- Relevant NVQ or equivalent qualification
If you are interested in this position then please apply today and send your CV without delay.

Celsian Education has been placing teachers and teaching assistants since 1993 and operates throughout a network of offices across the UK enabling us to respond to your needs quickly and effectively. As was one of the first agencies to be awarded the DfE Quality Mark (now known as REC Audited Education) and the first national agency to be awarded APSCo Compliance+ - safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants will be expected to undergo a face-to-face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. Celsian Education are proud to operate the Children & Young People Guarantee, if the quality of work undertaken by someone we place has resulted in a negative impact on children's learning within the school then the client will not be charged.