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Teaching assistant - Highams Park

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Autism Teaching Assistant - Highams Park

£65-£80 daily- PAYE No hidden fees

We are looking for a personable experienced teaching assistant to work in a special needs school located nearby to Highams Park station. The school caters for various special needs from autism, behavioural needs and physical disabilities. For this particular role it will be to assist in a class for high functioning autistic pupils, this is a class ranging for KS2-KS3 students, with lively pupils who present with behavioural needs. Some are non verbal and require high levels of interaction, engagement and use of PECS and Makaton support to encourage speech and development in this area. You will need to have experience working with autism, be pro active, be able to take initiative and work as part of a team. The school support development, provide ongoing CPD training and for the successful candidate there is the potential to secure a permanent contract.

KS2-KS3 Autism Teaching Assistant:

  • Good understanding of supporting autistic pupils and previous experience working with autism
  • Confident to use PECS or Makaton
  • Positive and uplifting personality
  • Good behaviour management skills
  • Able to support with toileting
  • Monday to Friday - Term time only - 8.30am -3.30pm
  • Potential to secure permanent contract
  • Need a Child DBS that is registered on Update Service or be willing to make a new application

Does this sound like you?

If yes, we would love to hear from you !

To be considered for this rewarding teaching assistant post in the Highams Park area making a difference to the lives of autistic children please send a cover letter and CV to Nootpa on

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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