Autism Support Worker - SEN School Based

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Merton, South West London

Ref: 4425Monday 15 April 2024

£90 - £100 PAYE Per Day; Weekly Payment

Autism Support Worker - SEN School Based

Full-Time, ASAP Start

£90 - £100 PAYE Per Day, Weekly Payment

Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4pm

Term Time Only

*** Creative Learning Environment with Excellent Facilities ***


We are working in partnership with an ‘Outstanding’ SEN school located in Morden, South West London. The school is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Autism Support Worker to join their friendly and supportive team. This position is full-time (term-time only), ASAP start.



  • SEN Teaching Assistant / Autism Support Worker
  • Working Hours: 8:30am – 4pm
  • Morden, South West London
  • Full-time (term-time only)
  • ASAP Start
  • Supporting children and young people with Autism/ASC and Severe to Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (SLD/PMLD)
  • 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
  • Making positive impacts on children and young people’s lives!


Ideal Autism Support Worker:

  • Has experience working with children and young people with special needs
  • 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 good working relationships with students and staff


Autism Support Worker's Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting children with Autism/ASC, complex needs, and Severe to Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (SLD/PMLD)
  • 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 well-being of the pupils
  • Actively interacting with children through play-based and sensory-related activities


Some of our students are non-verbal and with such a wide range of learning difficulties. Students are supported by a multidisciplinary team including Physiotherapists, Art Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists. Some students may also have physical disabilities and are wheelchair users. Being able to use Makaton (sign language) or PECs is ideal. Personal Care (feeding and toileting) and hydrotherapy are required as this is a part of the job.


Autism Support Worker | SEN Jobs | Education Jobs | Morden, South West London | ASAP Start


If you are interested in this Autism Support Worker role, please apply below or contact Heeji Moon at Parker Smith Inclusion.

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