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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description

TA required to work with students in a specialist Autism provision

  • Are you dedicated to supporting children with additional needs reach their potential?
  • Do you have the imagination and enthusiasm to ensure pupil's success?
  • Do you have prior experience supporting students with Autism?

Teaching personnel are currently looking to TA’s to fulfil a position within an Autism provision attached to a special educational needs school in Slough. The provision caters for students aged 2-19 years old with a statement of special educational needs indicating Autism and associated learning difficulties. Many of the students have specific sensory, behavioural, medical, or social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting all children in accessing aspects of the curriculum and ensuring social interaction and engagement of all. You will be required to liaise with the class teacher and other appropriate members of staff to ensure pupil’s anxieties are managed and their individual learning and behaviour needs are met. Someone with previous experience in a similar setting would be ideal but we would be willing to consider applicants who show a good understanding of the high levels of support required for the students. Previous training and qualifications relevant to the post, (eg. Team Teach, Autism Awareness, Psychology Degree, NVQ in Health and Social care) would also be beneficial for this role.

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or apply, please contact Jasmine Belcher on 01184672770 or

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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