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Support Worker SEN teaching Assistant- Highbury and Islington

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are seeking behaviour and Autism 1:1 mentors for a special day school in Highbury and Islington for pupils with high functioning Autism and Social, Emotional, Mental Health difficulties. The role will be an immediate start in November for a two term contract post in the first instance with the potential to become a permanent member of staff. This post would be best suited to anyone with a  background in  PRUs , Sports (coaching), Psychology, Youth Work, Art and Design and Music and holds training such as Team-teach or Positive Intervention . 

This is a lively provision which provides a therapeutic, nurturing environment for all pupils. There is specialist training and support provided by the Head teacher and highly qualified support staff in small class sizes. Previous experience and/ or understanding of working with Behaviour and or Autism is essential. You may be required to also deliver off site 1:1 support so I would be really keen to speak with anyone who is confident in delivering 1:1 support across all subjects for children of an extremely challenging nature.


  • Daily rate GBP300-350 per week dependant on experience
  • Previous experience working with autism or challenging behaviours 
  • Can deliver 1:1 and small group support for children with autism and complex behavioural needs
  • School hours 8.15-4.30pm Monday to Friday during school term time
  • Potential to secure a permanent contract

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this exciting teaching assistant position in North London please send an up to date CV to Chey on the contact details provided. 

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 will be a temporary position and may go permanent at a later date.

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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