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ASC Base Teaching Assistant

Chickerell Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9SY
Budmouth Academy Weymouth
Term Time
Grade E Points 7 - 11 - £13,887
3rd September 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
17th September 2021 09:05 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1171894

ASC Base Teaching Assistant

Start date: October 2021 or ASAP

30 hours per week

Term Time Only + Inset Days – 44.45 weeks per year

Grade E Points 7 - 11 

Salary - £13,887

We are seeking to appoint an innovative Teaching Assistant to support students in our specialist provision ASC BASE and with their learning needs across the school. You will be skilled at engaging and motivating students who find learning and communicating a challenge, in the classroom as well as during intervention groups.

Our ASC Base is a provision which supports x12 students, who are fully integrated into our mainstream school alongside their peers. These students are offered additional resources, intervention and at times different spaces to work as needed, in order to help them to succeed in our school.

As an ASC Base Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting pupils with special educational needs, specifically autism and associated difficulties including Complex Communication Needs. Aiding the Teacher to deliver the curriculum, you will help children and young people to understand and access activities and overcome challenging behaviour, both in the main classroom as well as in the Base as necessary, delivering intervention.

We are looking for someone who:

• Has extensive SEN experience

• Has experience with non-verbal students

• Is knowledgeable and has experience in how to support children who demonstrate some challenging behaviour and who have complex needs including communication needs

• Is confident to work with specific sensory difficulties

This role is about working with students, staff and other professionals to achieve the best outcomes for our students who have special educational needs and/or disabilities. You will play a key role in the school as we strive to further develop our learning support.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and dedicated, with a passion for working with pupils who require additional support with their education.

Budmouth Academy Weymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced DBS check in line with the government’s safer recruitment guidelines.

Budmouth Academy also values the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Full Information pack and application form can be found via the Budmouth website 

Closing Date: Friday 17th September 9am

Interview Date: TBC

If applicants have not received a response from the school by 22nd September 2021 they can assume they have not been successful with their application.


Safeguarding Statement:

Budmouth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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