Job description

ASD Support assistants – Secondary and Post 16

  • Can you cater for the personal welfare and educational needs of young people with additional needs?
  • Are you a reliable Teaching Assistant with experience supporting in ASD settings ?
  • Are you ambitious, pro-active, resilient and kind
  • Are you looking for long-term work ?

We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistants to join an amazing Autism – specialist setting close to Newcastle city centre.You will need to be familiar in supporting learners who have ASD , preferably secondary and post 16 age groups.
Working as part of a classroom team tou will assist in the delivery of a wide-range of academic and activity – based sessions
The ability to assist in the delivery of pre-set work with patience is a must. The role requires a degree of record keeping so organisational skills are essential
The school has a fantastic ethos and is a friendly and supportive work place. There will be the opportunity to attend school CPD sessions

Ideally you will have

  • NVQ Level 2 or GCSE Equivalent in Maths and English.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience of a similar role in an education setting.
  • Transferable skills of working with adults or children that need support.
  • Enjoy working with children; works well as part of a team and has a good sense of humour!
  • In possession of an enhanced DBS or willing to apply for one through GSL Education.

GSL Education offers:

  • Excellent rates of pay.
  • Direct links to local schools.
  • Dedicated Consultants who will support your employment needs.
  • Commitment to quality and safeguarding.