Dunbar Education is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Complex ASD Teaching Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), with a particular emphasis on those who may be nonverbal and exhibit physical challenges. Some pupils may also require personal care assistance.
- Provide one-on-one or small group support to pupils with Complex ASD.
- Assist in implementing individualised education plans (IEPs) tailored to each student's needs.
- Support communication strategies for nonverbal pupils.
- Address and manage challenging behaviors in a positive and proactive manner.
- Assist with personal care needs as required.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Experience working in a care home setting is highly considered.
- Previous experience in a similar role is advantageous.
- SEN school experience is beneficial but not mandatory.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to adapt to the dynamic needs of pupils with ASD.
- Comfortable with physical aspects of the role, including personal care.
- Full-time availability.
- DBS check on the update service or willingness to obtain one before starting.
How to Apply: If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with Complex ASD, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience.