SEN Teaching Assistant - Hounslow

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

Ref: 2831Tuesday 23 January 2024

SEN Teaching Assistant - ASD Specialism Teaching Assistant 

Do you have a passion and talent for supporting children and young people with special educational needs including Autism?

Are you keen to make a difference to the lives of children and young people whilst building your experience and furthering your career in SEN?

I am working with an excellent special needs school in Hounslow who are seeking passionate and dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant to start long term to permanent roles this coming September!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking to gain practical and clinical experience working with either primary or secondary aged students both 1:1 and in group settings?

What you can expect as a SEN Teaching Assistant  

  • Your role as a SEN Teaching Assistant will be to support students with special educational needs however the role will vary from day to day, you will be expected to use your initiative and respond calmly in challenging situations

  • For aspiring Teachers, Pastoral Workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, SALTs, Counsellors, and Social Workers, these positions will offer relevant and vital experience for your chosen career path

  • Continued Professional Development – This school has 5x more CPD than their surrounding schools

  • You will have an opportunity as a SEN Teaching Assistant to make a huge social impact as a specialist Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant.

  • A long-term contract with an opportunity to transition into a permanent contract

  • Teacher training opportunities. – There are multiple routes into teaching that the school offers ranging from 1 – 5 year courses

  • To work in a highly reputable large special needs school

SEN Teaching Assistant requirements

  • Educated to degree level

  • Passion for working with young people who require additional support in order to access education and social development

  • Ideally previous experience (formal or informal) supporting children with autism or other special educational needs

  • A proactive and positive individual who is always striving to meet children's learning needs.

  • Ability to build rapport with children

Interested in hearing more about SEN Teaching Assistant roles?

If you want to hear more about SEN Teaching Assistant opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV 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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