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Southgate Teaching Assistant

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Job description

A special needs school in Southgate are currently seeking a teaching assistant to support in a KS1 autism class located within walking distance from Cockfosters station. The school caters to students all of which have a statement of special educational needs such as autism, Down syndrome and those with physical disabilities. The school look to create a fun and interactive learning environment for students with special educational needs. They have recently renovated their facilities to include a state of the art sensory room including a sensory garden.

Your role as a teaching assistant will be to provide 1:1 support for students with autism in a primary class. Some students have a range of complex needs and will need the use of non-verbal forms of communication such as PECS and Makaton techniques. It is not a requirement to be fully trained in using both of PECS or Makaton but will be an advantage. The school are looking for an individual who shows real enthusiasm for supporting students with special educational needs. Children with special educational needs are of a guarded nature and teaching assistants need to be able to build rapport with students.

Why apply for this teaching assistant position?

  • Opportunity to become part of a supportive senior leadership team and work in a warm , welcoming school
  • Fantastic transport links, school is easily accessible by tube and bus routes
  • Daily rate paid through PAYE (£60-£75 depending on level of experience)
  • Able to travel daily to Southgate , North London area
  • Specialist SEN school with outstanding facilities such as state of the art sensory rooms and sensory garden

Please contact Asllan on 0207 593 3078 or email with an up to date CV and cover letter today!

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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