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Autism Teaching Assistant

Job description

A lovely primary school in Enfield are looking to recruit a full time member of support staff for their autism resource base. The class that requires a new teaching assistant is mixed key stage 1 and benefits from a special, separated area of the school that is purpose designed for children who have been diagnosed with moderate to severe autism.

You will be required to:

  • Work full time (Monday – Friday, 08:30am – 15:30pm)
  • Commit to the rest of the academic year- April - June 2021 and extending to academic year 2021-2022
  • Provide 1:1 support for different children in the class
  • Assist with academic, social, communication and sensory development
  • Work in a team with the class teacher and another teaching assistant

You must already have experience of working with autism, either in a school setting or an alternative. Experience of using PECs, Makaton or BSL is highly desirable, although most students are verbal.

If you are passionate about working with children who have autism and think you have the right experience for this role, please apply with an up to date CV today or email it to Chey at

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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