Job Description

Teaching Assistant – Autism Support

Schools Vision: This school is an academic, aspirational learning community, known and respected for their pioneering spirit, humanity, and excellent outcomes.

School Results: The school has a track record of outstanding academic results. In 2019 and the two years since, half of GCSE grades were at 7 or higher, a third of students achieving at least 8 GCSEs at grade 7 or better.

Staff Benefits: The school appoint on potential as well as experience and are committed to supporting staff development. Several non-teaching members of staff have trained with the school as teachers; the rich CPD programme includes full induction for new teaching staff including NQTs. Additional responsibilities are always considered for suitable candidates, and they can offer NQTs employment for the last few weeks of the summer term.

Location & Community: The school is situated in a state of the art £50m building overlooking the Green Belt. It is easily accessible from Northern, Piccadilly and Overground rail links, public buses run past the entrance and a school coach service (available to staff) serves the whole catchment area.


As far as possible, the Special Provision Unit students who are able to access the main school will follow the National Curriculum, with the long-term view of taking up to 5 GCSEs at the end of Y11, which, if passed at Grade 4 (or equivalent) is currently sufficient to gain access to 6th form courses within the main school.

The students follow a highly differentiated curriculum focusing on developing social cognition, through the SCERTS framework and the Social Thinking curriculum. Most Special Provision students will also follow ASDAN/CoPE courses, the personal and social development curriculum and the Employability and Work-Related Learning curriculum.If you have experience working with children or young adults with special education needs, and are interested in making a positive contribution to the lives of young people, please send your CV or call on .

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.Full assistance provided. For details of our privacy policy, please see visit the Protocol Education website.

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