ASD Specialist Teaching Assistant

Location: Ruislip
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: RGASD
Salary: £10.90 - 12.90 per hour
Job Published: 3 months ago

Specialist ASD Teaching Assistant 

A well-resourced, successful and forward thinking Primary school close to Ruislip in the West London borough of Hillingdon are looking to recruit a Specialist ASD Teaching Assistant to work with a children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities within a KS1 Class.

Located in the greater London borough of Hillingdon, close to the underground station as well as A40 access to the motorway, the school is served by the central line as well as local bus services.

The school is a friendly and caring place to work, where all staff including the senior management team work together to cultivate an ethos of a work-life balance, as well as having a strong focus on personal and professional development and mutual respect, this is a wonderful place to work.

In this role you will be working with a child who has recently joining the school, and will need a variety of support with areas such as social and communication support, and well as providing a nurturing and caring approach to respond to the needs of the child and adapt to ensure they are able to thrive within their new learning environment.

This position is to start ASAP so you will ideally need to be available to start immediately after interview, however there could be some flexibility for the right person. Initially offered as an agency contract there is the potential for the role to lead into a permanent position in future should this be something you're looking for.

As part of the role you will be expected to take a lead on supporting your student with a range of activities and interventions in areas such as math’s, phonics and literacy so it is essential that you are confident in this area, this can either be from a strong education background or experience working in a similar setting.

Ideally you wil have knowledge of the Primary and EYFS stage Curriculum or have specific experience and strategies for working with children with SEND for example those with Autism or Down Syndrome.

Any strategies to support such as PECS, Makaton, sign along or any similar experience would be fantastic, however the school are open to people with varied experience providing they have the passion and dedication to work with children with SEND and supporting them to develop confidence and inspire a love of learning. People who have a pro-active, can do attitude and are flexible as the role requires you to work both 1:1 and in groups as well as being able to adapt to the changing needs of the children and the school as a whole.

This is an incredibly important role where you will have the opportunity to make a real difference, helping children to develop and achieve their full potential. In return for your hard work you will receive competitive rates of pay as well as the opportunity for continued professional development.

If this sounds like the role for you then please do get in touch ASAP with your CV and covering letter to or applying directly to this advert please make sure this demonstrates how you are suitable for the position.

You will need to be available to work 8.30-3.30 Monday-Friday during term time.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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