ASC Base Teaching Assistant

Budmouth Academy Weymouth, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9SY

17 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    14 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

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ASC Base Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic, dedicated Teaching Assistants to support students in our specialist provision ASC BASE and with their learning needs across the school. You will be skilled at engaging and motivating students who find learning and communicating a challenge, in the classroom as well as during intervention groups.

Our ASC Base is a provision which supports x12 students, who are fully integrated into our mainstream school alongside their peers. These students are offered additional resources, intervention and at times different spaces to work as needed, in order to help them to succeed in our school.

As an ASC Base Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting pupils with special educational needs, specifically autism and associated difficulties including Complex Communication Needs. Aiding the Teacher to deliver the curriculum, you will help children and young people to understand and access activities and overcome challenging behaviour, both in the main classroom as well as in the Base as necessary, delivering intervention.

We are looking for someone who:
• Has extensive SEN experience
• Has experience with non-verbal students
• Is knowledgeable and has experience in how to support children who demonstrate some challenging behaviour and who have complex needs including communication needs
• Is confident to work with specific sensory difficulties

This role is about working with students, staff and other professionals to achieve the best outcomes for our students who have special educational needs and/or disabilities. You will play a key role in the school as we strive to further develop our learning support.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and dedicated, with a passion for working with pupils who require additional support with their education.

Budmouth Academy Weymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced DBS check in line with the government’s safer recruitment guidelines.

Budmouth Academy also values the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Full Information pack and application form can be found via the Budmouth website search job vacancies.

For further information please contact Mrs Nita Dooley, Director of Inclusion and SEND, at the above address.

If applicants have not received a response from the school by 20th July 2022 they can assume they have not been successful with their application.

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About Budmouth Academy Weymouth

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
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School size
1515 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Budmouth Academy Weymouth is a large academy and we are fortunate to have excellent facilities. We offer an exciting curriculum and there are a wide-range of courses on offer. We also have the only Sixth Form in the Weymouth and Portland area, meaning that we have the privilege of taking children from aged 11 right through to 18, and our excellent provision ensures that they are ready for the adult world. We encourage high aspirations for all our students and every year we send students off to some of the best universities in the country.

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