Teaching Assistant - To support children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD)
Huntingdon Academy is seeking to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant to join our hard-working and friendly team.
This is a fixed-term contract (1 year in the first instance) due to pupil funding and the position is to start as soon as possible
The post predominantly involves supporting pupils with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), either 1-2-1 or in small groups. We are seeking staff who not only have the experience, knowledge and skills to provide outstanding support, but who have the right attitude, passion and enthusiasm to help make a difference for our pupils.
All shortlisted candidates will need:
- A real love for supporting pupils with special needs and disabilities (SEND)
- A can-do attitude
- Excellent communication skills
- To be able to work effectively as part of a team
- Highly skilled in working with children with ASD
- A good standard of written English
Closing date: Friday 25th September
Interviews: week beginning: Monday 5th October
Start date: as soon as possible
Huntingdon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce