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Autism Support Assistant
location
Lancaster
contract type
Full-time
contract terms
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
salary
£350 to £450 per week
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Apply by
06 January 2024
Job start
30 Oct 2023
Job end
Ongoing

*LOCATION*
Lancaster
*CONTRACT TYPE*
Full-time
*CONTRACT TERMS*
Long-term and Permanent
*SALARY*
£350 - £450 per week
*APPLY BY*
ASAP
*JOB START*
January 2024

About the role

Are you a friendly and child-centred person? Are you passionate about supporting pupils with Autism and a range of special educational needs?

Vision for Education are recruiting for Autism Support Assistants for SEND schools in Lancaster and the surrounding areas. The roles are full time (Monday to Friday) which will start as soon as possible and could result in permanent contracts from the settings.

The role will be working as an additional support in the classroom, working with students in small groups and 1:1 with students with Autism to support them with both life based skills, alongside a flexible curriculum in the core subjects (English and Maths).

About the school

Autism Support Assistants are instrumental in ensuring the smooth running of any school. The most effective Autism Support Assistants have excellent communication skills and have an interest and passion in supporting the day-to-day needs of all children. They are also able to build relationships with both staff, children and their families.

The role of an Autism Support Assistant can vary from school to school but key elements of your day will be similar.

You may be working to support the teacher in while class teaching, running small group interventions to support children or working on a 1:1 basis to ensure the needs of all children are met and that they can thrive in the specific environment.

Requirements

To be considered for the role of Autism Support Assistant you will:
  • Have relevant experience of working with children, young people or vulnerable adults.
  • Have a warm and friendly nature to be able to build positive relationships with pupils.
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Desirable to have relevant prior experience of working with children, young people or vulnerable adults
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Dave Travis on 01772 669 322 or email dave.travis@visionforeducation.co.uk.
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