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Job description

School in Maidenhead requires a teaching assistant immediately to work with a year 6 pupils with Autism and SEMH needs. This is a full time position (Monday-Friday 8.30-15.30).

The school caters for children, from 4 to 13 years of age, with high functioning and non verbal Autism.


  • Experience in Autism or Complex Needs would be very desirable.
  • Prior involvement with 4 - 11 years olds
  • Understanding of special educational needs is ideal - namely Autism and SEMH
  • Desire and passion for working with children and enjoys being part of their development
  • Willing to learn, adjustable and able to take on new tasks
  • react quickly to instructions
  • Team Teach Training is ideal (not desirable as long as you are a strong personality)

The Role

You will be working alongside another highly experienced Teaching Assistant supporting this pupil 2:1. Your aim will to try and engage this pupil in education and help to increase their academic attainment.

If you live in Maidenhead or can easily travel to the Maidenhead area from surrounding regions and you feel like you are a candidate who has 1 or more of these qualities, or simply want to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please call Nicole Totterdell on 01189 071 531 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via DBS-Full assistance provided (AGY)

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.

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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