Autism Teaching Assistant - Sutton

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

Ref: 5679Tuesday 9 July 2024

£90 - £110 PAYE;

Autism Teaching Assistant - Sutton

*** SEN School for Autism/ASC, Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), and Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) ***

Full-Time, ASAP Start, Temp to Permanent 

£90 - £110 PAYE, Weekly Payment


Parker Smith Inclusion is recruiting a passionate and personable Autism Teaching Assistant to join an Outstanding SEN school in South West London. This position is to start immediately on a full-time (term time only) basis. This is a perfect opportunity to learn on the job and gain practical experience, especially if you are an aspiring Educational Psychologist, Child Psychologist, Therapist, or Teacher!


About the school

  • A highly reputable and creative SEN school
  • A school for secondary age group children with Autism/ASC, Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), and Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
  • Many pupils are non-verbal with such a wide range of learning difficulties
  • Ofsted 'Outstanding'
  • Strong leadership
  • Providing sensory stimulating activities and a personalised curriculum
  • Providing a safe and creative learning environment for pupils
  • Taking their staff's well-being seriously
  • Easily accessible via public transport (both underground and overground)
  • Free parking on-site


About the role

  • Providing classroom support
  • 7 students per class with a minimum of 3 support staff
  • Literacy and Numeracy support
  • Building a good relationship with the child you are working with
  • Interacting with children through play-based and sensory-related activities
  • Assisting the class teacher with planning, preparing, and delivering learning activities as well as monitoring and assessing children’s achievement and progress
  • Managing behavioural challenges
  • Working closely with a multidisciplinary team including Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists. 


About you

  • Has experience working with children and young people with Autism / ASC
  • Has personal interests in supporting children and young people with Autism / ASC and complex 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 Teaching Assistant | SEN Jobs | Education Jobs | Sutton, South West London | ASAP Start


If you're eager to explore this opportunity further, please don't hesitate to reach out! You can apply by responding to this advert, visiting our company website, or contacting Elise Hayden at Parker Smith Inclusion.

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