SEN-TA – Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist

Newham LA

Job Description

SEN-TA with Specialism in ASD

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

Pay: Daily Rate £85-£100

Location: Newham

Do you have a heartfelt understanding of the diverse needs of individuals on the Autism Spectrum?

Our client, a nurturing school situated in the vibrant community of Newham, is seeking an empathetic SEN Teaching Assistant (TA) with expertise in supporting children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Understanding Neurodiversity in Newham:

Newham is a tapestry of cultures, languages, and experiences, celebrating the unique contributions of everyone. In this dynamic environment, the school recognizes the beauty of neurodiversity and strives to create an inclusive space where every child is valued for their strengths and supported in their challenges.

Embracing Diversity in Education:

Our client is not just a school;

it’s a haven of understanding and acceptance. Nestled in the heart of Newham, the school’s ethos revolves around embracing the unique qualities of every student. With state-of-the-art facilities and a warm, inclusive atmosphere, it provides a nurturing environment where children can flourish academically, socially, and emotionally.

Your Role as an SEN Teaching Assistant:

As an SEN Teaching Assistant specialising in ASD, you’ll embark on a journey of empathy and understanding. Your role goes beyond academic support; it’s about creating meaningful connections and empowering students with diverse needs to thrive. You’ll work closely with the SENCO and teaching staff, tailoring interventions to meet the individual requirements of each child on the spectrum.

Navigating the Spectrum:

No two individuals with ASD are alike, and that’s where your expertise comes in. Whether it’s providing structured support to a student with sensory sensitivities or helping another develop social communication skills, you’ll adapt your approach to meet the unique needs of each child. Your compassionate demeanour and keen insight into neurodiversity will guide you in fostering a safe and inclusive learning environment for all.

Qualifications and Qualities:

Previous experience working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum.

A deep understanding of the varying degrees of ASD and strategies for supporting neurodiverse learners.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and external professionals.

Empathy, patience, and a genuine passion for making a positive difference in the lives of children with ASD.

Join Us in Making a Difference:

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding journey of understanding and empowerment, we invite you to join our client’s dedicated team in Newham. Together, let’s celebrate neurodiversity and create a future where every child feels valued, understood, and supported. Apply now and be a part of our mission to champion inclusivity in education.

Additional Benefits:

Ongoing training and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills in supporting neurodiverse learners.

A supportive network of colleagues and access to resources to aid in your role.
Opportunities to participate in innovative programs and initiatives aimed at promoting Inclusivity and diversity within the school community.

The chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students and contribute to their growth and development.

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.

Your Consultant
Sami Ozay
Sami Ozay
Sami is a Resourcer, with responsibility across all London boroughs.



SEN-TA – Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist

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