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SEN Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

  •  Autism Support Teaching Assistant
  • SEND school
  • Barnet
  • Full-time
  • September start

We are currently looking for an Autism Support Teaching Assistant to join a specialist SEND school in Barnet.

The Role

In this role you will be supporting pupils with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition on a 1 to 1 and group basis. You will be supporting pupils across a range of classes and learning activities. You will be required to build relationships and establish a routine with students. You should have a good basic, understanding of autism and understand how to ensure the learning environment is suitable, communicate clearly in suitable ways and integrate pupil's interests. You will work closely with teachers and parents/carers and be involved in assessments and reporting in line with the requirements of children Education Health Care plans (EHCP).

The school are ideally looking for a teaching assistant with experience supporting students with autism but are open to applications from other teaching assistants and graduates with a desire to build experience in SEN.

The School

Based in Barnet, this specialist SEND School offers a high-quality education, within an open and welcoming environment to young people aged between 11 and 19 years old with Autism. The school's positive and focused community acknowledge the rights of the students to learn and develop as individuals. There is a multidisciplinary team with physiotherapists, occupational therapist, speech and language therapists and special school support assistants, all working co-cooperatively with the teaching staff to meet the individual needs of the students. The school offers excellent professional development programmes for staff and a friendly and supportive environment to work in.

If you are passionate about supporting young people with autism and are available on a full-time basis from September, 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

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