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KS1 ASD Teaching Assistant | Merton

Job type: Contract, Full time

Location: Merton, London

£10 - £11 per hour

Recruiter: LTF Recruitment

Sector: Education

Job description

KS1 ASD Teaching Assistant
Payscale £80-90 per day

We are currently recruiting for an ASD Teaching Assistant to join the support staff team of a fantastic local Primary School in the Merton Area. The role will be supporting and working with KS1 children with Autism and other associated needs, providing 1:1 support and working with smaller groups. The role is on a full time basis for the remainder of the academic year, with the potential of a permanent position for the right candidate.

Main Duties include:

  • Supporting children with reading, writing and phonics.
  • Liaising with the class teacher and school SENCO regarding pupil's progress.
  • Working 1:1 with children who have ASD and other associated needs.
  • Supporting the class teacher with the delivery of lessons.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working with children with autism.
  • A relevant degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Previous experience working with within a schools desirable.
  • A strong understanding of ASD and special educational needs.
  • A flexible attitude and be able to adapt your approach to suit the children's needs.

This is a challenging but rewarding role and successful applicants will have excellent opportunities for progression. This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic mainstream primary school in the Merton area, with excellent SEN facilities and a highly supportive and dedicate senior leadership team. The school has multiple nearby transport links making it very easy to access.

To apply for the role please submit your CV via the application page or direct . All applicants will need a valid DBS and 2 references.

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 Nearby train stations

 Nearby bus stops

  • Stop SF, South Wimbledon, MERTON HIGH STREET
  • Stop SZ, South Wimbledon, MERTON HIGH STREET
  • South Wimbledon Underground Station, -
  • Entrance 1, South Wimbledon Underground Station, ---
  • South Wimbledon Underground Station, -

 Nearby schools

  • Merton Abbey Primary School
  • Pelham Primary School
  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School
  • All Saints' CofE Primary School
  • Holy Trinity CofE Primary School

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