Autism Specialist TA

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Hillingdon, North West London

Ref: 5537Wednesday 29 May 2024

£450 -£500 per week

Autism Specialist TA


£450 - £500 PAYE Per Week - Weekly Payment


Accessible via public transport

Full-time (term time only)

January Start

Excellent ongoing training and career progression

A lovely family feel within the school and a fantastic opportunity to kickstart your career in SEND support


I am currently working with a fantastic SEND school based in Hillingdon. They seek an Autism Specialist to join a supportive and positive team. This position is full-time and has an immediate start date. If you really want to kick start your career in SEND support, this is your role! In this Autism Specialist role, you would encounter various students with Autism / ASC and various learning difficulties. You would be required to work alongside a team of Speech and Language Therapists and Art Therapists. This position best suits someone with experience supporting children and young people in 121 settings. You would have primary responsibility of one pupil; however, there would be a requirement to assist across other classes if needed.


What to expect as an Autism Specialist TA:

  • Integrating the creative arts into the curriculum such as music, art, drama and dance
  • As an Autism Support Worker, you will participate in a wide range of activities to promote the pupils' cognitive, cultural, social, physical, and emotional well-being.
  • You must work alongside the teacher to create a plan and deliver learning activities
  • You must monitor how the children are developing and set targets for them to reach
  • Work alongside different professionals, including nurses, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists.
  • As an Autism Support Worker, you will have to interact with the children through the use of play-based and sensory-related activities.


The Ideal Autism Specialist TA:

  • Has a personal interest in working with young people with Autism and associated learning difficulties
  • Already has some experience working with children with Special needs
  • The ideal Autism Support Worker will be able to build strong and meaningful relationships with staff and students
  • Perhaps you are a recent Graduate and you are looking to kickstart your career in an SEN School setting
  • The ideal Autism Support Worker will have a positive, patient, and proactive personality type with a desire to learn.


Why work with Parker Smith Inclusion? 

  • Over 250+ FIVE STAR Google reviews
  • We have access to a wider range of job opportunities including vacancies that haven't been advertised yet :We have partnerships with multiple schools, Local Authorities, and educational organisations and can provide you with access to a wider range of job opportunities.
  • Expertise in the SEND education industry with an ethical and transparent approach: we have specialist knowledge and experience in the SEND education industry, including an understanding of school hiring practices and requirements, which can help you navigate the job search process more effectively.
  • Assistance with CV and application materials:  we can provide guidance on preparing effective resumes and application materials, which can help you to stand out to schools
  • Transfer to a permanent contract after 2 terms
  • One application - Multiple Opportunities: are you too busy to fill out lots of different application forms? register with us and only fill out one form
  • Continued support in your role: we can provide continued support throughout the job search process, even after a job offer has been made



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