SEN TA – ASD Specialist

Harrow LA

Job Description

Join Our Team: SEN Teaching Assistant Specializing in ASD Needed in Harrow!

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs? Do you have experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum? If so, we want to hear from you!

About Harrow: Nestled in the heart of Greater London, Harrow is a vibrant borough renowned for its rich cultural tapestry and diverse communities. From its historic landmarks to its bustling town center, Harrow offers a unique blend of urban convenience and suburban tranquility. With excellent transport links and a plethora of parks and green spaces, Harrow provides an ideal setting for both work and leisure.

Role and Responsibilities: As an SEN Teaching Assistant specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), you will play a crucial role in supporting the educational and emotional development of students with diverse needs. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing one-on-one and small group support to students with ASD, helping them access the curriculum and participate fully in classroom activities.
  • Implementing individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavior management strategies tailored to the unique needs of each student.
  • Collaborating closely with teachers, SENCOs (Special Educational Needs Coordinators), and other professionals to create a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.
  • Assisting with the assessment of student progress and contributing to the development of personalized learning goals.
  • Supporting students during transitions between activities and ensuring their safety and well-being at all times.
  • Utilizing your knowledge and expertise in ASD to provide insights and guidance to colleagues and parents, fostering understanding and effective communication.

Requirements:

  • Experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum, preferably within an educational setting.
  • A genuine passion for supporting the learning and development of students with special educational needs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and families.
  • Patience, empathy, and resilience in the face of challenges, with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in special education or autism support (desirable but not essential).

Hours and Pay:

  • Full-time position, Monday to Friday, term-time only.
  • Working hours: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.
  • Daily pay rates: SEN Teaching Assistant: £85-£95 per day.

Join Our Team!:

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.

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