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SEN Teaching Assistant - Autism


Job Description:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Autism specialism
  • 1 to 1 support
  • Haringey Primary School
  • Full-time
  • Ongoing contract until July 2024

We are currently looking for an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant with a specialism in supporting children with Autism to join a welcoming primary school in Muswell hill from September.

The Role

In this role your day will be split in to two parts. In the morning you will provide and deliver bespoke curriculum and supporting strategies for a child with autism (non-verbal) and moderate learning difficulties mostly outside the classroom setting and on a 1:1 basis. The child requires an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant to contribute to planning offering specialist knowledge and skills. You will assist in the setting and assessing of appropriate work with the support of the teacher and SENCO. In the afternoons you will be delivering interventions for pupils with SEN across the school. You will work closely with the SENCO to plan and prepare interventions and will be involved in assessments as required.

The school are looking for an SEN Teaching Assistant with at least two years’ experience of working with children with significant or general learning difficulties.  The level of experience relates specifically to either:

  • working with children on the autistic spectrum (non-verbal) or significant knowledge of children on the autistic spectrum
  • a qualification relevant to ASC comparable to NVQ Level 3 (or above), or a higher-level qualification in ASC; MAKATON – level 2 (minimum); PECs and Core Boards

This role is offered on a full-time contract basis from ASAP till  July 2024 (term-time only)

The School

This 2-form entry primary free school is situated in Muswell Hill and is a very popular choice for families in the local area. The school has a creative, caring and innovative approach to teaching and learning. The dynamic leadership team encourages high expectations from both staff and pupils and has created a learning environment that develops creativity and curiosity. Staff are supported to pursue professional development opportunities.

If you have experience working with children with Autism and can commit to a full-time role for the next academic year, please apply with an up-to-date CV.

We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients. 
  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    2+ years