Autism Support Assistant

Autism Support Assistant
  • £65 - £70 per Day
  • Long-Term
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire, England Leeds West Yorkshire LS1 1BA
Job Ref: 274716
Sectors: Further Education Secondary Key Stage 2 (KS2) Nursery/Early Years Key Stage 1 (KS1)
Date Added: 05 March 2021

At Celsian Education we are currently working in partnership with a specialist setting in the North of Leeds who currently require an additional support assistant to work with students who are on the autistic spectrum.

The ideal candidate would be empathetic and confident in managing challenging behaviours, with a background of working with children and vulnerable people with SEN.

Team Teach training would be preferred but can be provided to candidates who havent completed the training.

The school provides support for students aged between 3 and 19 years who have Autism and other SEND and therefore find it difficult to communicate and interact. The ideal candidate will have worked with non-verbal students previously and have Makaton or PECS knowledge and training.

The school has excellent resources to facilitate the varying and complex needs of its students and the staff team are extremely dedicated to creating a safe and effective learning environment and catering the lessons and activities to each individual need.

You will be required to assist students with all aspects of learning, adhering to their EHCP (Education Health Care Plan), this may be on 1:1 basis in some instances.

The ideal candidate would be nurturing and committed to helping students reach their potential, despite any unique barriers. You will be flexible and adaptable, encouraging students and adopting a positive approach ensuring that children are engage with lessons and activities.

If you are looking for a new and rewarding challenge where you can really make a difference, this is the right role for you' Specifics SEND school in Leeds Full Time Role £65-£70 per day Autism Support Assistant

Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend 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. It is Celsian Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

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.

04/05/2021 15:01:00
GBP 65 70 Day
Contact Consultant:
Ella Marshall

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