ASD - Teaching Assistant

Posted 26 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Primary Education
Contact NameAnelka Campbell

Job description

Role: 1:1 ASD - Primary Teaching Assistant

Location: South East London

Contract: Full time

Start: ASAP

Rate: £95-110

Are you an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant looking to advance your experience in Education? If you are, we have a fantastic opportunity for you. We are seeking a nurturing TA to join one of our most flourishing mainstream schools in south east London. The role would require you to support a pupil with Autism and ADHD in a 1-1 setting. in a group setting. The school has strong supporting team who strives to be the best in every aspect of education, facilitating a network of dedicated staff who want to make a difference to young pupils future.

To undertake this role, you will be dealing with challenging behaviour and using various reinforcement strategies to provide support for these two boys best challenging position and would require someone who can defuse tough situations.

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience working with students with behavioural challenges, preferably in an educational or special education setting.
  • Knowledge of behaviour management techniques, positive reinforcement strategies, and de-escalation methods.
  • Ability to establish rapport and build positive relationships with students, demonstrating patience, empathy, and understanding.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations.


  • Experience of working directly with young people in an education or training environment, supporting the learning of students.
  • Some basic knowledge of SEND and learning barriers.
  • Previous experience working with children, ideally in an educational setting.
  • Bachelor's degree (Education Studies, Psychology or Sports Degrees are welcome)


  • Potential to go Permanent
  • Work amongst a growing team
  • Referral scheme (£100 Per referral)!!!

If you are seeking a new challenge and looking to build on your experience or if you wish to enquire about other job opportunities, please Anelka using the details provided.