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Autism Specialist Teaching Assistant

Autism Specialist Teaching Assistant

  • Location

    Lewisham, S. E. London, London, England

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

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  • Salary:

    £70 - £85 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

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Are you a specialist in the field of Autism?

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Would you like a role where you feel like you are truly bringing a change in children's lives?

An SEN primary school that specialise in Autism are looking for a teaching assistant who specialises in autism to join their team, bringing with them a bright and hands-on approach to teaching. This would be a full-time and long-term role starting as soon as possible.

Their ideal candidate would be someone who isn't afraid to get involved and build bonds with their students. They need a lot of energy and even more positivity from their amazing staff.

Due to this school's specialism the majority of their students are non-verbal (using varying levels of PECs) and are in need of personal care.


  • The opportunity to amalgamate your knowledge with that of senior SEN teachers to grow your skills and specialise further
  • Full-time and long-term
  • Easy access via public transport with a bus stop 5 minutes walk from the school and a train station within walking distance
  • Free lunch for all teaching staff every day

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing high quality teaching assistance to children with autism and tailoring said teaching to their specifications
  • Planning activities for the children you will be working 1:1 with
  • Safeguarding children at all times both inside the school and within the school grounds
  • Aiding children in their learning at all times
  • Building a reliable relationship with both the class teacher and fellow TAs
  • Creating a bond with parents that allows you to communicate effectively with them and the children
  • To support children across all areas of development
  • Keeping order within the classroom alongside your teacher and fellow TAs


  • Autism Specialism in the form of training and/or experience
  • Hands-on approach to your work
  • Previous experience working within an SEN environment
  • Understanding of KS1 & 2 curriculum
  • Must be able to commit to long-term role due to the consistency of care needed with autistic children
  • DBS which is on the update service or be willing to complete a new DBS application

If you specialise in autism and want a new challenge, please contact Carly Walters at Remedy Education.

Benefits of working with Remedy:

  • Refer-a-friend scheme with £150 reward.
  • Remedy offer training to teachers and TAs in school holidays to upscale your teaching abilities and give you new skills you can use every day in your field.
  • Personal consultants that are only ever a phone call away and will walk you through your journey into your perfect role.

Please contact Carly Walters at Remedy Education for more information.