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Teaching assistant - Walthamstow

Job description

A secondary special needs school are currently in need of an experienced teaching assistant who has a passion for supporting students with autism and challenging behaviour. As a teaching assistant you will be supporting a KS4 pupil on a 1:1 basis and implement strategies that help maintain a learning environment that is safe for the pupil to excel in.

The KS4 pupil is at the high functioning end of the autistic spectrum and does require physical intervention; those with team teach training will be well suited for this role; however this training is not an immediate requirement.

Ideal attributes:

  • Training - PECS, Makaton, Team Teach, Autism Awareness
  • Looking to pursue a career in education and has a desire for making a positive impact in their learning
  • Minimum of 4 months experience supporting pupils with autism and challenging behaviour on a 1:1 basis


  • Opportunity to secure permanent contract on temporary to permanent basis agreement dependant on performance
  • Opportunity to work in an environment that provides positive reinforcement in a student's education
  • Excellent daily rate between £60- £80 daily

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.

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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