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Specialist Autism TA

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Autism Specialist TA

Location: Hayes, Hillingdon.

Role: Teaching assistant with previous experience with Autism  

Duration: September start required, full time hours from 8:30 am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Pay: GBP65 – 75 per day (paid on a weekly basis, dependent on experience)

Do you have experience working with children with Autism or know anyone who suffers from Autism?

Have you ever thought about working in schools?

Children with mental health needs thrive from having exceptional hard working staff with an in-depth and open understanding of mental health support. We are currently looking for people with knowledge of handling children who struggle with Autism. Teaching assistants will work 1:1 and in small groups delivering behaviour and education support programmes.

  We have the perfect school to begin your career with, gain more knowledge and truly make a difference.

The school is looking for Teaching assistant with Autism based experience who are:

  • Open in schools with young people who have been unable to learn in mainstream schools due to them struggling to regulate their emotions and/or sticking to the rigid structure of mainstream schooling.
  • Dedicated and consistent as building and maintaining positive relationships is vital.
  • An understanding approach to those who suffer from Autism.
  • A warm and friendly approach.

What is on offer?

  • Long term position with permanent contract and career development opportunities
  • Fun and friendly team with staff well-being a main focus of the school
  • Modern and state-of-the-art facilities with sensory and therapy rooms
  • In-house occupational therapists, drama therapists and psychologists
  • Free parking on site (first come, first serve)
  • Excellent team with years of knowledge.

Essential criteria: Youth work or school behaviour mentoring background or experience working with children/young people with Autism or in education.

Desirable criteria:  Mental health awareness training, Special Needs experience, Team Teach or PBS, or ASC or ASD.

To apply send your updated CV and contact details to Joy via email at or alternatively call 02086169893.

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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