Secondary ASD Mentor

Posted 03 July 2024
Salary £90 - £102 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Secondary Education
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

SEN Teaching Assistant for ASD (Secondary Level)

Position: SEN Teaching Assistant for Autism Spectrum Disorder (Secondary Level)

Location: Greenwich, South East London

Application Deadline: September 2024

About Our School:

Remedy Education are working with a vibrant and inclusive SEN secondary school committed to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for all students. We are dedicated to ensuring that every student has the opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of their individual needs. We are now seeking a passionate and skilled SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team and support our students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Role Overview:

As a SEN Teaching Assistant specialising in ASD support at the secondary level, you will play a crucial role in facilitating the academic, social, and emotional development of students with ASD. Your primary responsibility will be to provide individualised support, create a conducive learning environment, and collaborate with our dedicated staff to ensure that every student with ASD has an inclusive and fulfilling educational experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work one-on-one or in small groups with students with ASD, providing academic and behavioral support.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Individualised Education Plans (IEPs) for students with ASD.
  • Foster positive social interactions and communication skills among students with ASD.
  • Utilize visual aids, sensory supports, and other strategies to enhance learning and understanding.
  • Collaborate closely with classroom teachers, therapists, and parents to ensure a coordinated and holistic approach to support.
  • Support students during transitions and offer emotional support as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and communicate regularly with relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in relevant training and professional development opportunities to enhance your expertise in ASD support.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Special Education, Psychology, or a related field.
  • Specialised training or experience in working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to adapt teaching strategies to meet individual student needs.
  • Knowledge of behavior management techniques and positive behavior support.
  • A commitment to promoting an inclusive and nurturing learning environment.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a dedicated educational team.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and meet the qualifications outlined above, we encourage you to apply. Please submit the following documents to [Insert Application Submission Details]:

  • A cover letter detailing your interest in the position and relevant experience.
  • Your up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Contact information for at least two professional references.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • A supportive and inclusive school community.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • The chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students with ASD.

Remedy Education is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our school community.

Join our team and help us create a more inclusive and supportive learning environment for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Together, we can make a difference.

For inquiries or further information, please contact Carly Walters at Remedy Education on, 0208 418 1390