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SEN Teaching Assistant

Sutton, Surrey

£70 - £90 per day + negotiable


A client in Sutton, rated as good overall, with an outstanding judgement for behaviour and safety, in their most recent Ofsted is looking for a new Teaching Assistant for Autism to join their team in September 2019.

This beautiful school, set in impressive grounds with ample resources and a newly approved application for a new school building extension, caters for pupils between the ages of 7 and 19 who have moderate learning difficulties and a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

This is a very special school with approx. 240 students, instilling a unique family ethos. Their curriculum is really different too; the lower school students have enrichment activities including rock climbing, swimming, horse riding and a huge range of sports. All their Upper School students take option subjects to enrich their learning and they have just started delivering a new ALevel Photography course which is very exciting.

The successful Teaching Assistant for Autism will; Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Programmes of Academic and Pastoral Support Establish constructive relationships with pupils and engage with them purposefully in all aspects of school life Promote the inclusion of all pupils and encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote selfesteem and independence Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress, achievement and pastoral care under the guidance of the teacher

Additional requirements of the successful teaching Assistant for Autism are to; Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils work Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals Assist with the planning of learning activities Monitor pupils responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils achievement, progress and pastoral development Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers Administer routine tests, invigilate exams and undertake routine marking of pupils work as required *Provide clerical/admin support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing etc.

There will be additional training offered alongside learning activities and performance development all jobs are reviewed annually.

Posted 28 days ago

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