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ASD Teaching Assistant (KATA22_1595949937)

Job type: Temporary, Full time

Location: Southwark, London

£9 - £10 per hour + depending on experience

Recruiter: TimePlan Education

Sector: Education

Job description

ASD Teaching Assistant


September Start

An Outstanding Special Needs School in Southwark is recruiting several ASD teaching assistants starting in September, for the full academic year.

The school is located across 2 sites, catering for 200 pupils aged 5-19 years old, with EHCPs for ASD and Aspergers Syndrome. As well as offering students an engaging curriculum, they also work hard to develop communication and social skills. The school is in a state-of-the-art building, offering a wealth of resources to both students and pupils.

There are opportunities throughout the school, however you must be prepared to work across the key stages. The shortlisted teaching assistants will have previous experience supporting children and young adults with SEN, ideally ASD and associated needs. Each class will have a maximum of 8 students, and you will work under the direction of the class teacher, while also using your initiative. It is imperative you can use PECs and Makaton. You must be prepared to take part in personal care, although training will be provided.

The school are looking for enthusiastic and energetic team players, who are consistent and dedicated to the students and school.

Key Skills:

  • Previous support work within a SEN school or other child related experience
  • Degree from a leading university
  • Strong behaviour management skills
  • One to one and small group work
  • Professional manor
  • Enthusiasm and friendly approach

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to apply for an Enhanced DBS if your current DBS is not on the update service.

Timeplan is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, or sexual orientation.

If you are looking for a rewarding role in SEND and want to make difference, we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV today or you can contact Keizsha Armstrong on 020 8371 8000 or via email

CORONAVIRUS NOTICE: TimePlan Education are still recruiting for staff during this time of crisis in preparation for vacancies once schools re-open. All interviews for positions will be conducted over telephone and all forms and documents submitted online.

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