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Teaching Assistant | Hammersmith, W6 | £90-£105 | Long-Term to Permanent | September 2024

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our partner school’s support staff team in Hammersmith, supporting a child in Year 1 who has Non-Verbal Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This role involves providing essential support to ensure the child’s educational and personal development within the school environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in implementing individualized education and behaviour plans under the guidance of the SENCO and class teacher.
  • Support the child during classroom activities, ensuring inclusion and participation.
  • Provide personal care assistance as required, maintaining dignity and respect at all times.
  • Foster a positive and supportive learning environment, employing strategies to promote communication and social interaction.
  • Monitor and record progress, contributing to ongoing assessments and reviews.

Requirements:

  • Experience working with children with ASD or similar special educational needs.
  • Understanding of non-verbal communication methods and augmentative communication systems.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to build rapport with children and colleagues.
  • Flexibility to adapt support strategies based on individual needs and responses.
  • Relevant qualifications or willingness to undergo training as necessary.

This is a rewarding opportunity to make a significant difference in a child’s life and contribute to their educational journey. If you are passionate about special education and possess the skills to support a child with non-verbal ASD, we encourage you to apply.

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