SEN TA – ASD Specialist


Job Description

About Us: Teach Now is dedicated to finding the perfect fit between educators and schools, ensuring a rewarding experience for both. We pride ourselves on our commitment to equality, safeguarding, and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults.

Position Overview: We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant with a specialization in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to join a vibrant educational setting in Hendon, London. The role may involve one-on-one support or working within an Additional Resource Provision (ARP) unit, catering to Key Stage 1 (KS1) or Key Stage 2 (KS2) students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate seamlessly with classroom educators to provide targeted support for students with special educational needs, particularly those with ASD.
  • Implement personalized learning plans, utilizing innovative teaching methodologies to address the unique requirements of each student.
  • Foster an inclusive and nurturing learning environment, prioritizing the social and emotional well-being of every child.
  • Actively engage students in stimulating activities, ensuring their participation and enthusiasm in their educational journey.
  • Develop strong partnerships with parents, guardians, and fellow professionals to ensure a holistic approach to student development.

Qualities of the Ideal Candidate:

  • Kind, compassionate, patient, and empathetic towards the diverse needs of students with ASD.
  • Proven experience working with children in an educational setting, preferably within KS1 or KS2.
  • Profound understanding of special educational needs, with specific expertise in supporting individuals with ASD.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, facilitating collaboration with teaching staff, parents, and stakeholders.


  • Relevant qualifications or training related to special educational needs, with a focus on ASD.
  • Enhanced DBS Clearance.
  • PECs training is preferred but not essential; patience and compassion are necessary.

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Teach-Now directly. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job within education. Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you.

Teach Now operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

We are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination. Teach Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

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Sami Ozay
Sami Ozay
Sami is a Resourcer, with responsibility across all London boroughs.



SEN TA – ASD Specialist

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