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SEN Teaching Assistant - KS1

SEN Teaching Assistant - KS1

  • Location

    Lewisham, London

  • Sector:

    Primary Education

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  • Salary:

    £70 - £85 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    Long term

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  • Startdate:

    September 2018

Autism specialist Teaching Assistant required as 1:1 in a Mainstream Primary School

September 2018 - July 2019

Reliable candidate and proven track record of attendance as non-attendance leads to exclusion of child from setting


-KS1 SEN teaching experience at least a year

-Experience of supporting ASD KS1 students in numeracy, literacy and breaking down science and humanities

-Being contact for specialists including Speech therapist, Occupational therapist, Education Psychologist and teachers

-Techniques used before include applied behaviour analysis therapy, TEACCH, PECS , MAKATON

-Creative around making written / text book activities more visual

-Calm yet firm individual, able to positively push child new experiences, beyond boundaries

-Experience in making visual timetables

-Experience in making social-stories for ad-hoc change such as trips, new routine in class, new teachers

Key Skills:

  • Creative, reliable, professional individual (proven track record of good attendance)
  • Experience in implementing Occupational therapist sensory diet and other OT strategies
  • Experience in implementing Speech therapist strategies
  • Experience in documenting progress on child's IEP by virtue of references in individual subject books
  • Passionate about child development
  • Experience of supporting children on ASD spectrum
  • Experience & trained in using TEACCH / ABA / Makaton to calm children on the spectrum in event of anxiety

Background / Education

- Degree education with a specialism in education or psychology would be an advantage