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Teaching assistant job - South Woodford

Job description

Teaching personnel are looking for an energetic teaching assistant to work in a special needs school in the Highams Park/ South Woodford area immediately. This will be a full time role working in a lively KS2-KS3 class for non verbal autistic learners who also have behavioural needs. This role requires patience, enthusiasm and a real passion to work with special needs! As a teaching assistant in this class you will have a good understanding to work with autistic learners, previous experience working with SEN or a confident personal with a positive attitude. Consistency is key for the school so for the successful candidate there is the view for a permanent contract after an extended probation period. The school is part of a multi site academy so there is opportunity for career growth and development!

KS2/KS3 Autism Teaching assistant profile:

  • Previous experience working with Autism or transferable skills
  • Positive energy and takes initiative
  • Knowledge of PECS or Makaton is desirable
  • Support with toileting
  • Monday to Friday - 8.30am -3.30pm - Term time
  • Potential for permanent contract
  • Lovely welcoming school with highly skilled staff

Does this sound like you?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Please apply for this rewarding teaching assistant role in Highams Park, South Woodford area, with an up to date CV for the attention of Nootpa on Or call on 02075933078 for further information.

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.

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

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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