32.5 hours per week, term time plus INSET days as required
The ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) resource, based in Trinity School, is a West Berkshire resource provision for students with specific ASD difficulties. We are seeking to appoint highly-motivated people who will support students in mainstream lessons to enable them to access the curriculum, as well as working closely with teachers in the ASD resource.
The TA will assist the ASD Resource teachers in the smooth and effective running of the ASD resource, working in partnership with teachers, parents and other practitioners to support good progress and achievement for students in the Resource.
The ability to build good working relationships with students and staff is key, as well as a willingness to learn and be flexible. We are also offering this post as an Apprenticeship, working with the West Berkshire Training Consortium to provide on-the-job training in order to your to progress your career. A good general level of education is essential; applicants will hold a minimum of 5 GCSE’s (A to C) or equivalent including English and Maths. For the Apprenticeship route there are opportunities to gain these qualifications. Previous experience of working in a school environment is desirable but not essential.
If you feel that you have the experience and drive for this role we would like to hear from you.
The school has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check in addition to other pre-employment checks.