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Autism Support Worker

Job description

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with an 'Outstanding' SEND school in Leicestershire who are seeking a teaching assistant on a full time basis, to commence as soon as possible working with students with Autism.

The role will involve working work Key Stage 3 and 4 students who have Autism of varying severity's;. The students are in need of extra support and guidance primarily with their English, Maths and Science; however some students may need more generalised support. The main aspect of the role will be helping the children to engage with their learning and supporting the class teacher as well as encouraging personal and social development whilst managing challenging behaviour in lesson time.

Ideally, the candidate will have experience working with Autism; however the client school welcomes candidates with backgrounds in education, youth or social work. You will be passionate about improving the lives of young people and have a strong desire to work with SEND.

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Support by a specialist team of SEN consultants
  • Competitive pay
  • Ongoing training through our CPD academy, courses include Autism Awareness, Team-teach and Safeguarding
  • Gold standard safeguarding and vetting checks

Teaching Personnel work with a large number of SEN schools across the UK, if you are interested in registering to work through Teaching Personnel, to gain full time or part time work or to gain SEN experience please call us on 0116 201 4500 or alternatively please email your CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

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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