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Autism Learning Support Assistant

Bristol, Somerset
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Five Education are a busy special needs supply agency looking for experienced Learning Support Assistants to work with young children in a lovely Primary School in North Somerset. The role is due to start in the new academic year.Some of the children you will be working 1:1 with have a diagnosis of Autism as well as other Special Educational Needs.Responsibilities and duties:Helping the children to develop literacy and numeracy skillsHelping the children to develop and improve their handwritingSupporting the children in the classroom as well as around the schoolHelping the children to use self-regulation techniques, though a lot of guidance and support will be requiredEssential Criteria:Knowledge of the Key Stage 2 curriculumHave a right to work in the UK (A Valid Visa)Two recent child/vulnerable adult based references and relevant DBS/Police checksAccess to bicycle, car or near main bus routesAble to work 8.30-3.30, 5 days per week term time onlyWhat can Five Education offer you?One of the best supply experiences in Bristol - check out our google reviews!Free specialised, in-person training in areas such as Team Teach, Makaton, PMLD/SLD Awareness, Autism Awareness, and more. Recommend a friend bonus schemeSubsidised initial DBS cost (we pay £15, you pay £30, refunded when you work 5 days)Specialist support/ mentoring while you are workingFive Education operates a PAYE payroll; this is the most transparent way to be paid with no hidden fees such as admin fees or employers NI. We are also proud to be an accredited Living Wage employer. Please note pay rate is for illustration and does include holiday pay. Vetting: Five Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo checks including reference checks, TRA checks and will need to have a DBS; there will also be a face-to-face interview. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented at this level.
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  • Job Reference: 706406440-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Five Education
    Five Education
  • Location: Bristol, Somerset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent