Do you want to make a real difference to the education and lives of young autistic people?
Come and work with us as a Teaching Assistant (Qualified) at our Specialist School in Nottingham City Centre.
These are term-time only positions working 37 hours a week; we offer comprehensive training, fully paid induction and on-going Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities.
Your role will be to support our teachers in providing and developing a high-quality education to address the individual needs of pupils. Good autism practice is essential to this role, along with a person-centred approach to learning. You will have the ability to be flexible and dynamic in your approaches. It is vital that you can maintain an environment where our pupils feel happy, safe and valued.
What we offer:
• £500 bonus once you have passed probation (terms apply)
• Additional day’s leave for Teaching Assistants’ birthdays
• Work term time only
• Extensive induction with autism specialist training
• Paid job related qualifications during employment
• Generous occupational sick pay
• Free initial DBS Check
• Employer pension scheme
• Friendly and supportive work environment
• Flexible working
• Excellent career progression
• Refer a friend scheme
• Access to counselling, legal & financial support
• Paid maternity/ paternity/adoption leave
Qualified Teaching Assistant Salary: £15,500.64 (Term Time only, 43.6 Weeks)
This is a rolling advert with interviews to take place weekly commencing 22/11/21.
Autism East Midlands is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from anyone interested in working with people with autism. We are also a Disability Confident Employer. If you meet the person specification criteria and are eligible for the Disability Confident scheme we will guarantee you an interview – just let us know in your covering letter or in your email when you send us your application form.
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Please note this will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check - cost will be met by Autism East Midlands*
*Successful applicant will need to sign up to the annual DBS Update Service at a current cost of £13 per year
Autism East Midlands is an equal opportunities employer.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and young people.