SEN-TA – Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist

Harrow LA

Job Description

Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) – Autism Specialism

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

Location: Harrow, London


SEN TA: £85 – £100 per day

Role Type: Full Time, Long Term

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs?

My client, a reputable school nestled in the vibrant community of Harrow, is seeking a dedicated Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN TA) with a specialisation in Autism to join their team.

About Harrow:

Welcome to Harrow, a vibrant tapestry of culture, community, and charm! With its leafy parks, bustling high streets, and diverse array of eateries, Harrow offers a delightful blend of urban excitement and suburban tranquillity. Nestled in the heart of Greater London, Harrow boasts excellent transport links, making it a breeze to explore all that the city has to offer. Whether you’re strolling through Harrow-on-the-Hill or sampling the flavours of Harrow Market, you’ll find something to captivate your senses around every corner. So, come discover the magic of Harrow and join our thriving community today!

About the School:

Located in the heart of Harrow, my client’s school is renowned for its commitment to inclusive education and high standards of academic achievement. The school’s warm and welcoming atmosphere fosters a supportive learning environment where every child is valued and encouraged to reach their full potential.

Role Overview:

As an SEN TA with a specialisation in Autism, you will play a pivotal role in supporting students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) within the school’s SEN department. Working closely with experienced teachers and SEN specialists, you will provide tailored support to meet the individual needs of students, promoting their social, emotional, and academic development.

Key Responsibilities:

• Providing one-to-one support to students with Autism, both in the classroom and during designated therapy sessions.
• Assisting the class teacher in implementing individual education plans (IEPs) and behaviour management strategies.
• Facilitating sensory activities and interventions to promote sensory regulation and engagement.
• Collaborating with external professionals, such as speech and language therapists and occupational therapists, to deliver integrated support programmes.
• Maintaining accurate records of student progress and communicating effectively with parents and carers.


• Previous experience working with children with Autism, preferably within an educational setting.
• A compassionate and patient approach, with a genuine desire to make a positive impact on students’ lives.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with students, staff, and parents.
• Relevant qualifications or training in Autism and SEN support (desirable but not essential).


• Opportunities for professional development and training.
• Supportive leadership team and collaborative working environment.

If you are passionate about supporting children with special educational needs and thrive in a dynamic and rewarding environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our dedicated team at this thriving school in Harrow.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and suitability for the role by applying below.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

My client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and references will be required for the successful candidate.

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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