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Autism Specialist Teaching Assistant

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Autism Specialist TA

Location: Harrow, Brent

Role: Teaching assistant specialising in Autism

Pay: GBP65 – 75 per day (paid on a weekly basis)

Do you have experience working with children with Autism?

Have you ever thought about working in schools?

Children with mental health needs thrive from having exceptional hard working staff with an in-depth and open understanding of mental health support. We are currently looking for people with knowledge of handling children who struggle with Autism. Teaching assistants will work 1:1 and in small groups delivering behaviour and education support programmes.

  Ofsted has rated most of our schools as “good” or “excellent”

The schools we work for are looking for Teaching assistants or those with Autism based experience who are:

  • Open in schools with young people who have been unable to learn in mainstream schools due to them struggling to regulate their emotions and/or sticking to the rigid structure of mainstream schooling.
  • Dedicated and consistent as building and maintaining positive relationships is vital.
  • An understanding approach to those who suffer from Autism.
  • A warm and friendly approach.

What is on offer?

  • Long term position with permanent contract and career development opportunities
  • Fun and friendly team with staff well-being a main focus of the school
  • Free parking on site (first come, first serve)
  • Local transport links to all our schools.

Essential criteria: Youth work or school behaviour mentoring background or experience working with children/young people with Autism or in education.

Desirable criteria:  Mental health awareness training, Special Needs experience, Team Teach or PBS, or ASC or ASD.

To apply send your updated CV and contact details to 


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for 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.

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