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SEND TA with Autism Experience

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Experienced SEND TA – Autism

A ‘Good’ Mainstream primary school based in Beswick (M11) are looking for an experienced SEND teaching assistant to support pupils in the KS1 department.

The school requires an experienced teaching assistant with special education experience. You will be predominately working with children with Autism (ASD) and will be working on a 1:1 basis and also with small groups across Years 1 and 2. The children require support with learning, but also with everyday activities in school, so experience with children on the autistic spectrum is essential. Many of the pupils are non-verbal, with some now starting to talk more and the children are in Years 1 and 2.

You must meet the following criteria to be considered for this role:

  • Experience with children with SEND (Autism/ASD)
  • Excellent communication skills(you will be dealing with many colleagues/professionals/parents in the role)
  • Experience with helping SEND children access the early stages of the curriculum
  • A patient, calm and perseverant approach
  • PECS experience and experience of working with non-verbal students would be ideal
  • Very good team skills and a good sense of humour!

If your skills and experience match the above, please contact us as soon as possible. The role is to start immediately after the October half term and will be on a long term, full time basis.

This will be a really interesting opportunity in a great school, for an experienced SEND Teaching Assistant.

In turn, Teaching Personnel can offer you;

  • 20 years experience within Educational Recruitment working in partnership with a large number of Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools
  • A dedicated, specialist consultant to support you and your needs
  • Unrivalled CPD opportunities including Team Teach, NASEN and People Moving & Handling
  • Work in schools exclusive to Teaching Personnel
  • Full or part-time work to fit around your existing commitments
  • GBP50 reward every time you recommend a colleague/friend to work with us

Teaching Personnel are the market leaders in Education Recruitment across the country. If you meet the above criteria and are able to commit to this position, then please call me today to discuss further – Tajay Bryan on 0161 242 1796 or email your CV 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.

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