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Teaching Assistant (Autism Support)
  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SC03543
  • Published: Mon 13/01/2020, 5:20 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 11/02/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: Term Time Only
  • Salary: £24486 - £27744 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Camden, Peckham and Southwark, London, Southwark, London , Tooley Street, Southwark

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Teaching Assistant (Autism Support)

About Southwark

Southwark Council are based in open plan, modern offices at the heart of London Bridge. With a strong and diverse team of over 4,500 employees based at this location, the working environment is vibrant and energetic. We're all working towards the same goal of delivering for the people of Southwark and improving their everyday - helping to provide better council services for those who need them most.

Our values include:

- being open, honest and accountable
- working for everyone to realise their own potential
- spending money as if it were from our own pocket
- treating residents as if they were a valued member of our own family
- making Southwark a place to be proud of

81% of our employees feel aligned to Southwark's visions and values

78% of our employees are proud to work for Southwark Council

If you want to help make a real difference at a local level and help contribute to fairer future for all, think about our great Southwark teams for your next role.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who has experience of working with children who have a diagnosis of Autism.

The Autism Support Team (AST) is a Peripatetic Advisory Team based within the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) section of Children's and Adults Services . The team provides specialist advice and recommendations to Southwark Primary Schools to promote inclusion, encourage participation, support well-being and develop students learning.

The AST aims to support school educators by building their own knowledge, understanding and capacity for supporting students in mainstream settings.

About You

We are looking for a candidate who has strong experience of delivering a range of autism specific interventions to support the learning and development of children at primary school.

You will be a highly skilled individual with exceptional communication skills who can demonstrate an ability to engage children and build strong working relationships with your team and with other professionals to achieve the best outcomes for children. The successful post holder will work under the guidance of AST Specialist Teachers

You will have an awareness of education issues and understanding of how to work with schools.

The Application Process

Please apply online by the 11th February.

Interviews and assessments will be held at our Head Offices at Tooley Street on the 27th February 2020.

Recruitment Timetable

Advert Closes: 11th February 2020

Interviews / Assessments: 27th February 2020

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