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SEN-TA – Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist

Newham LA

Job Description

SEN-TA – Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist

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

Pay: £85-£100 per day

Location: Newham

Job Type: Full Time, Long Term

About the school:

Located in Newham, London, our modern academy offers a dynamic learning environment within a newly built facility designed to support academic excellence and holistic development. With a strong emphasis on inclusivity, we cater to a diverse student body, including those with SEN and ASD, across Reception to Year 6. Our campus features spacious interiors, large outdoor learning areas, and excellent sports facilities, fostering a nurturing atmosphere of mutual respect and open communication.

We emphasise core subjects like English, Mathematics, and Science, complemented by a range of extracurricular activities such as arts and crafts, STEM clubs, and community service initiatives. Supported by dedicated teachers and comprehensive leadership,

our school promotes environmental responsibility and offers strong support systems including counseling services, enhancing both student well-being and academic achievement in our vibrant, centrally located community.

About the role:

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant (SEN-TA) with expertise in supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to join a vibrant primary school in Newham, London. This role will involve working closely with students in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, providing tailored support to meet their individual needs and promote their learning and development.

Application Requirements:

• Previous experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is essential.

• Understanding of strategies and best practices for supporting students with ASD in an educational setting.

• Strong communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships with students, colleagues, and parents/carers.

• Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting the learning and development of children with SEN.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide one-on-one and small group support to students with ASD, assisting them in accessing the curriculum and achieving their learning goals.

• Implement strategies and interventions outlined in students’ Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Behavior Support Plans (BSPs).

• Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment where students feel safe, valued, and encouraged to participate.

• Support students during transitions between activities and settings, ensuring continuity of care and support throughout the school day.

Join our dedicated team in Newham, London, where we offer a competitive salary of £85-£100 per day along with free on-site parking and access to cutting-edge educational tools. You’ll thrive in our supportive, inclusive environment, with opportunities for professional growth through workshops, leadership programs, and mentorship.

We prioritise work-life balance with well-being initiatives and employee assistance programs, fostering a positive atmosphere focused on both student achievement and staff well-being.

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
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