Connex - Derby
Join Our Inspiring Team: Teaching Assistant for an Exceptional Autism and Communication Difficulties School!
Transform Lives in a Gorgeous Location! Applicants Must Be Able to Drive.
Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and communication difficulties? Do you have a deep understanding of the unique needs of students with High-Functioning ASD, Asperger’s Syndrome, Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), and Developmental Language Disorder? If so, we have an extraordinary opportunity for you to thrive as a Teaching Assistant in our exceptional day and residential school, situated in a breathtakingly beautiful location.
Join our dedicated team in this idyllic setting, where you’ll have the privilege of working with 105 pupils aged 5 to 19 years old, who require specialized support for their autism and communication difficulties. Our school is renowned for providing exceptional education and transforming the lives of young people with a range of diagnoses and needs, including High-Functioning ASD, Asperger’s Syndrome, PDA, Developmental Language Disorder, Selective Mutism, anxieties, and phobias.
Responsibilities and Benefits:
- Provide tailored support and interventions to students with autism and communication difficulties, fostering their social, emotional, and academic development.
- Assist in developing and implementing individualized education and care plans, addressing the specific needs and challenges of each student.
- Foster a nurturing, inclusive, and structured learning environment that supports students’ unique learning styles and abilities.
- Enjoy a competitive salary package, comprehensive training opportunities, and career development prospects.
- Work in a supportive and collaborative team environment, where your expertise and dedication are highly valued.
- A genuine passion for working with young people with autism and communication difficulties, and a commitment to their holistic development.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with students, parents, and colleagues effectively.
- Experience or qualifications in special education, autism support, or relevant fields are highly desirable.
- Knowledge of evidence-based strategies and interventions for supporting students with autism and communication difficulties.
- Patience, empathy, and the ability to adapt teaching techniques to meet individual student needs.
- A team player who thrives in a collaborative and multidisciplinary setting.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to drive to the school’s location.
About Our School:
Our exceptional day and residential school is dedicated to transforming the lives of young people with autism and communication difficulties. With a focus on High-Functioning ASD, Asperger’s Syndrome, PDA, and Developmental Language Disorder, we provide a supportive and structured learning environment where students can thrive. Set in a gorgeous location, our school offers a serene and picturesque backdrop for both work and personal enjoyment.
Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to make a profound difference in the lives of young people with autism and communication difficulties while enjoying the beauty of our location. To apply for the position of Teaching Assistant, please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your passion for special education, relevant experience, and how you can contribute to our school’s mission. Please ensure that you possess a valid driver’s license and are able to commute to our school’s stunning location.
Join us in transforming lives and creating a brighter future for every student. Apply today and be a part of our exceptional school community!