Level 3 Teaching Assistant - ASD Primary Base
Are you looking to be part of something exciting? Do you have the resilience to work with vulnerable pupils? Have you got experience of supporting learners within challenging circumstances? If so then we wish to hear from you.
The Governing Board and Head Teacher of Hawbush Primary School are seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to undertake the role of working within our new primary specialist ASD base under the direction of the teacher in charge.
Hawbush Primary is a school that is improving in every capacity. We aim for our children to ‘live their dreams and be exceptional’ and do all we can to ensure our learners make the best progress possible. Since the appointment of the new Head Teacher, the school has developed a two year Old’s Nursery and is now excited to be opening a Specialist ASD Primary Base to add to our school family.
The provision will be housed in our purpose built ASD Base (presently Community Room), which shall provide ASD specialist provision for primary learners. This shall initially be for 8 children, with a high ratio of staff support. The pupil placements shall be determined by the newly established ‘Management and Admission Board'.
The target group for the ASD Base are children with ASD or Asperger Syndrome, who are cognitively capable of accessing the mainstream primary curriculum, but who are vulnerable to an increased risk of, mental health problems, permanent exclusion, being disengaged from education, suffering a school-related phobia, profound anxiety or other factors which may adversely impact on their academic progress or access to education.
This role will suit someone who has a considerable drive; commitment; ambition and knowledge to support the Head teacher in ensuring that this base is a successful addition to the school
Our Head Teacher is looking in particular for someone who has SEND experience within a mainstream setting; is knowledgeable of strategies to support ASD Pupils and is able to work together with the newly appointed team to ensure the provision is a success.
‘Hawbush Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.’
Closing date: 14th June 2019
NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.
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