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Autism 1:1 learning support assistant, Croydon primary school

Job description

Looking for a full time, long term teaching assistant position?

Have SEN experience?

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting on behalf of a fantastic primary school in South Croydon. This SEN school caters for children with mixed, complex needs including verbal and non-verbal autism. They are looking for a full time teaching assistant to support a year 2 class, starting as soon as possible. Experience of working as a teaching assistant within a classroom setting is essential, and any 1:1 experience of supporting autism or ADHD is desirable.

Trials for this position are welcomed by the school and will take place as soon as you have passed the vetting and registration process with Teaching Personnel. If you would like to be considered for trial, you must have the following:

  • Experience of working with children
  • Ability to use (or at least a basic knowledge of) PECs and/or Makaton
  • Willing to provide personal care
  • Excellent references from two previous employers or course tutors
  • An enhanced childcare DBS on the update service - or be willing to make a new application straight away
  • Full time availability 8:30am - 3:30pm during term time
  • Any further relevant training or qualifications are desirable

Teaching Personnel are committed to the professional development of both our teaching and support staff. We offer CPD courses that are either free or at a reduced cost and these can be booked once you are registered and working for us.

We also offer a referral bonus of £50 if you recommend another teaching assistant, who then subsequently registers with us and works for us.

If you would like to apply for this job, find out more about Teaching Personnel, or refer a friend please send your updated CV to Louise in the London Bridge office, using the details provided.

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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