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Special Needs TA Uxbridge

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Job description

Teaching Assistants are wanted for a Primary, Secondary and Post-16 Special School in Uxbridge. The school are looking for 1:1 (one on one) Teaching Assistants (TAs)/ Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) who are confident in supporting children and young people with special educational needs particularly autism, challenging behaviour and severe learning difficulties.


  • Must be able to travel to the Hillingdon/Uxbridge area
  • Must be able to work full-time and be open to a committed long term placement
  • Must be open to the possibility of supporting children with personal care/nappy changing
  • Experience supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs such as Social and Emotional Mental Health difficulties, autism and/or severe learning difficulties
  • Experience working in special need schools, Pupil Referral Units (PRUS), provisions and units is highly beneficial
  • Knowledge of the use of autism resources such as PECS (visual picture cards), TEACCH (visual picture timetable) is highly beneficial but not essential
  • Support Workers/Play Workers/Care Assistants with school based experience will also be considered for the role

The school provides for students with complex learning needs, moderate learning difficulties (MLD), severe learning difficulties (SLD), autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and associated speech, language and communication difficulties.

A valid Child Only Workforce DBS registered onto the update service and 2 references are required.

If you are interested in applying for this please email your updated CV to the email address provided

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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