Autism Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Southwark, South East London

Ref: 4742Wednesday 24 April 2024

Autism Teaching Assistant

£90 - £95 PAYE

Location: London Borough of Southwark

Monday to Friday

  • Do you want to help children aged 11 to 19 with ASC to flourish in their education?
  • Do you have a passion for SEN education?

About the school

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated and caring individual to actively contribute towards the education and personal development of autistic secondary school children aged 4 to 16.  The students at this school have a primary diagnosis of Autism and associated challenging behaviour with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). The school focuses on developing independence and self-advocacy, improved behaviour, communication and social interaction. They also provide further support by working with parents to provide their students with the best education experience possible.

What we expect in an Autism Teaching Assistant:

  • Have some experience in or be keen to pursue a TA role.
  • A robust individual with some experience with ASC and challenging behaviour is preferable, but training can be provided.
  • Applicants with hobbies, a sporting or arts & crafts background are beneficial.

What you can expect as an Autism Teaching Assistant:

  • A great opportunity to work in a specialist school environment.
  • Training can be provided so you can feel confident in your role.
  • A supportive team of experienced professionals who are trained, skilful and knowledgeable.


Please apply if you want to be part of a school that strives to provide the best educational support so that their students can grow to be happy, healthy, independent members of the local and wider community in their future.


Interested in hearing more about opportunities like Autism Teaching Assistant across London? Perhaps this role isn't quite perfect for you?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! I would love to hear what YOU want your career in SEND education. Email to

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for 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.

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