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SEN-TA – Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist


Job Description

SEN Teaching Assistant with Autism Specialism

Hours of Work: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Term Time


SEN Teaching Assistant (SEN TA): £85-£100 per day

Location: Brent

Client Description:

Step into the heart of Brent and discover our client, a cornerstone of educational excellence within the community. With its roots deeply intertwined with the diverse tapestry of Brent, this school is a nurturing hub where every student is encouraged to flourish. The ethos of inclusion and support permeates through the corridors, creating an environment where diversity is celebrated, and every individual is valued.

Job Description:

Are you passionate about championing the needs of students with special educational needs, particularly those on the autism spectrum? Our client is seeking a dedicated SEN Teaching Assistant with a specialisation in Autism to join their dynamic team. In this role, you will play a pivotal role in providing tailored support to students with autism, guiding them towards academic success and personal growth.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide one-on-one support to students with autism, utilising your expertise to implement personalised strategies that address their specific learning and behavioural needs.
• Collaborate closely with classroom teachers to adapt lesson plans and teaching methods to accommodate the diverse needs of students with autism.
• Create a nurturing and inclusive classroom environment where students feel supported, valued, and empowered to reach their full potential.
• Work alongside the SENCO and other staff members to develop individualised education plans (IEPs) and behaviour management strategies for students with autism.
• Share your knowledge and insights with colleagues, providing training and support to enhance the school’s provision for students with autism.


• Proven experience working with students with autism, ideally within a school setting, giving you firsthand knowledge of effective support strategies and interventions.
• A compassionate and patient approach, coupled with a genuine passion for making a positive difference in the lives of students with special educational needs.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with students, colleagues, and parents, fostering a collaborative approach to support.
• Relevant qualifications and training in special education or autism support are advantageous, demonstrating your commitment to professional development and excellence in your field.


• Opportunities for professional development and ongoing training in SEN support and autism intervention strategies, ensuring you remain at the forefront of best practice.
• Full-time, long-term position providing stability and continuity within a supportive school environment, where your contributions are recognized and valued.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to embark on a rewarding journey of supporting students with autism to achieve their full potential, we invite you to join our client’s team. Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and passion for this role by applying below!

Join our client’s mission to empower students with autism and create a nurturing learning environment where every individual can thrive!

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 – Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist

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