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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade F, Pt 9 – 11 £23,194- £24,496 per annum pro-rata

Actual salary

£17,357.80 - £18,332.19 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

The position of Teaching Assistant / Autism Support Worker (ASW) is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and compassionate individual to lead lessons, interventions and support our learners with autism.

What the school offers its staff

The Springfields Academy is an academy over two sites in Calne and Salisbury. This includes a residential provision at our Calne academy. We aspire to build safe independent lives for autistic young people through support, understanding and enablement. Additionally, we are a ‘National Autistic Society Accredited Provision’ with over 90% of the current cohort having a diagnosis of Autism. All students have the potential to access a primary/secondary curriculum.

We are an acknowledged centre of excellence for Autism; we are highly reflective in our practices, and are continually working to improve our provision and practices. We provide a personalised curriculum journey that enables leaners with a diagnosis of autism to develop skills in areas of need and to overcome their barriers to learning. The drive to build ‘safe Independent lives’ shapes this curriculum and everything else that we do. The Academy has a PAN of 190.

Further details about the role

We are looking for two Named Pupil Teaching Assistants (Autism Support Workers) to work alongside the teacher to deliver a personalised autism friendly academic and social skills curriculum.

Springfields is a fantastic, vibrant and caring community that engages pupils and develops positive attitudes to learning. Our autism approach is accessed by all our pupils and is personalised to meet specific needs. All our pupils have an education, health and care plan.

We are committed to investing in the continued professional development of all our staff. As Autism Support Worker/Teaching assistant, you will get a full autism induction package, the opportunity to achieve Elklan qualifications at level 2 or 3, access ELSA training with ongoing supervision, a termly professional development program linked to the needs of your role, alongside the opportunity to access training with external providers such as A Fest, our festival of learning celebrating autism. Our goal is to inspire you to be the most inspirational Autism Support Worker/ Teaching Assistant you can be.


Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

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About The Springfields Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 19
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 19
Phone number
07759365064

School location

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