ASD Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - North East London

Ref: 1698Thursday 9 May 2024

ASD Teaching Assistant

  • Full-time (term-time only)
  • ASAP start
  • £80 - £90 a day PAYE


Are you passionate about SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)?

 Do you have experience or personal interest in supporting children and young people with Autism? Are you looking for a rewarding role to make a positive impact in our children’s life?

We are working in partnership with a friendly and creative SEN school based in East London. We are hiring a passionate and creative Autism Support Worker to join their support team. This position is full-time (term time only) and is to start immediately.



  • Autism Teaching Assistant
  • Supporting children and young people with Autism.
  • 8:30am - 4:30pm; Monday to Friday during term-time
  • East London
  • Immediate Start
  • Proactively engaging and interacting with children and young people through play-based and sensory-related activities in classroom settings
  • Providing a creative and fun learning environment by utilising music, arts, drama, and dance!


Ideal Autism Teaching Assistant:

  • Has experience working with children and young people with special needs, particularly with Autism.
  • Has personal interests in supporting children and young people with special needs
  • A positive, proactive and patient individual who has a can-do attitude and is willing to learn
  • A team player and has great communication skills
  • Being able to build up good working relationships with students and staff


Autism Support Worker's Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting children and young people with Autism
  • Assisting the class teacher with planning, preparing and delivering learning activities as well as monitoring and assessing children’s achievement and progress
  • Actively involved in a wide range of activities, promoting the physical, cognitive, cultural, social and emotional wellbeing of the pupils
  • Actively interacting with children through play-based and sensory related activities
  • Students are supported by a multidisciplinary team including Physiotherapists, Art Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists. Being able to use Makaton (sign language) or PECs is ideal.


Interested in hearing more?

Parker Smith Inclusion is an ethical, people-focused recruitment consultancy, completely dedicated to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by the response to this advert! If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful in this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development. Parker Smith Inclusion 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. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.

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