Autism Specialist

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East Midlands
£54 to £60 per day
Teaching Personnel
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Teaching Personnel are working with an Outstanding SEN School in the Nottingham City area, which caters for pupils with low functioning Autism.

The school is purpose built and has a broad range of facilities including specialist sensory areas, a dance studio, art studio, Science LAB_13 and training kitchen. They also have a PE hall and a Multi Interactive Learning Enrichment.

The school caters for children aged 5 - 19 and in addition to an academic curriculum the school also enhances the social and emotional development of children through a variety of community based enrichment activities.

The ideal candidate will be:

* Flexible and adaptable to work with a variety of needs and age ranges, as the school cater for students aged between 5-19 years old
* Team Teach trained (desirable but not essential)
* Experienced working with Autistic learners either in residential or school based settings
* Be confident to manage challenging behaviour, in particular for those students who have impaired communication abilities
* Be willing to get involved in team meetings to discuss the progress students (both academically and socially)
* Be willing to get involved in extra-curricular activities including regular trips out into the community to encourage social skills
* A positive role model for the students at all times, encouraging positive social behaviour and engagement within the curriculum
* Able to support both verbal and non-verbal students who may use additional communication aids such as Makaton and PECS
* Confident to differentiate the levels of support depending on the student’s needs and abilities, including those working on P Levels

To apply for this post, please contact Emma Gale as soon as possible on 0115 8456409.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 0115 845 6409
Contact: Emma Gale

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