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  • Brent
  • Full Time


Job Description

As our SEN Teaching Assistant specializing in Autism, you will be at the heart of transforming lives. Your role will be pivotal in empowering students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in our KS1 classes. Collaborating closely with our SENCo and class teachers, you will create an inclusive, dynamic, and caring learning environment where every student can thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Craft personalized learning journeys for students with Autism in KS1 through one-on-one and small group support.
  • Collaborate with the SENCo and teachers to develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavior intervention plans (BIPs).
  • Cultivate an atmosphere of inclusivity, empathy, and emotional growth within the classroom.
  • Tailor your approach to address students’ unique communication and sensory needs.
  • Facilitate students’ access to the curriculum, adapting materials and incorporating specialized resources when necessary.
  • Collaborate with a network of professionals, including speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, and educational psychologists.
  • Track and document student progress, ensuring regular feedback to both teachers and parents.
  • Promote independence and life skills development among students with Autism.
  • Prioritize the safety and well-being of all students at all times.


  • Minimum of a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification (Level 3 preferred).
  • Proven, hands-on experience working with children with Autism in an educational setting.
  • In-depth knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and documented participation in relevant training.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A wealth of patience, boundless empathy, and a heartfelt passion for supporting students with special educational needs.
  • Ability to collaborate seamlessly as part of a cohesive team.
  • Proficiency in a range of strategies and resources designed to support students with Autism.
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.
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