Hertfordshire LA

Job Description

About the Role: We are currently seeking a compassionate and dedicated 1:1 Teaching Assistant to work closely with a delightful 5-year-old girl in Reception who has severe Autism and is academically at an 18-month level. This role, based in Borehamwood, requires an individual with a genuine passion for supporting children with special needs, particularly in the area of speech and language development.

Position: 1:1 Teaching Assistant – Autism Support

Location: Borehamwood

Start Date: ASAP

Role Description: As a 1:1 Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing individualised support to a charming 5-year-old girl with severe Autism. The focus will be on aiding her speech and language development, engaging in sensory play, and creating a positive learning environment. The successful candidate will be hands-on, fostering a strong and supportive relationship with the student.

Key Responsibilities:

– Provide dedicated 1:1 support to a 5-year-old girl with severe Autism.
– Assist in speech and language development, tailored to the student’s needs.
– Engage the student in sensory play activities.
– Foster a positive and supportive learning environment.
– Build a strong and trusting relationship with the student.


– Previous experience working with children with severe Autism.
– A patient and nurturing approach.
– Strong communication skills.
– Ability to engage in sensory play activities.
– Proactive attitude and a willingness to be hands-on.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit an updated CV to Jaydan at jaydan@teach-now.co.uk.

Join our dedicated team and make a positive impact on the educational journey of a delightful young student. Your commitment to creating a supportive environment will be highly valued.

This position is ongoing, providing support for as long as the student is enrolled in the school.

Teach Now is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds who share our commitment to inclusivity and specialised support for students with Autism.

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