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Autism Support Worker

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Autism Specialist Support 

Are you passionate about supporting children with Special Educational Needs?

Are you looking for flexible work in a Bristol school?

Role: Autism Specialist Support, KS3-4

Salary: GBP60-65 per day

Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside a supportive secondary school in the Warmley area of Bristol who are looking to recruit an enthusiastic autism spectrum disorder (ASD) specialist, when they reopen after February half term. This role is full-time and provides the opportunity to gain experience and training. The role will be supporting a child with additional needs 1:1 and within small groups at a mainstream KS3-4 classroom.

The school:

  • Ofsted 'Good' academy is looking for caring and proactive new staff, offering opportunities to advance your career within an inclusive environment
  • Accessible transport links near A4174, A420, M4 and public transport from Bristol and Bath city centres.

The ideal candidate:

Will –

  • Offer practical help and emotional support to children experiencing short or long-term difficulties
  • Can work alongside a classroom teacher and liaise with parents and SENCO
  • Have a positive, empathetic and sensitive approach whilst working with students 1:1 and in small groups
  • Support social activities and communication 
  • Encourage independence and confidence
  • Assist children through therapy sessions and bespoke care plans

Must –

  • Have experience of working within a similar environment or supporting individuals with similar needs and be confident working with children with a range of Special Needs
  • The right to work within the UK
  • The ability to provide two references from your most recent employers
  • All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid child workforce Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

What Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Specialist trained consultants – supporting you in finding your ideal role
  • Full access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training
  • Supporting your COVID-secure safe return to work
  • A straightforward Online Portal to log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
  • A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward!


If you are interested in applying for this role or have any questions, please email your CV to our recruiter Ewan: or call the friendly Bristol office on 0117 239 1557

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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