SEN Teaching Assistant (Autism)

Education jobs >> Further Education




TeacherActive are working in close partnership with a Special Educational Needs school in Leicester, which caters for students in EYFS-KS2 with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

This warm and welcoming school are looking for a passionate Teaching Assistant to join their experienced specialist team. The school require someone with experience supporting ASD and who possess the skills to encourage and motivate pupils.

The successful Special Needs Teaching Assistant will be expected to provide 1:1 and small group support to assist students with Autism in their learning and development. You must be proactive, engaging and have strong behaviour management skills

This position is starting in January 2021.


Thoughtful, engaging and creative approach
Experience in supporting Autistic students within SEN in Schools
Ability to use PECs and Makaton to support communication

Assisting Class Teacher and other support staff in implementing lesson plans and conducting activities with ASD students
Ability to work effectively as part of a team
Acting as a ‘secure base’ for students who you work closely with
Following the SEN Schools policies and procedures in relation to Safeguarding, Child Protection, Behaviour Management, Health and Safety
It is also preferred but not essential that Learning Support Assistants have Team Teach training.

If you think you have what it takes to succeed in this role, or for further information please apply by sending your CV to  or call (phone number removed).

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services
  • 1
  • Negotiable
  • None
  • None
  • CV-172678
  • Temporary
  • 1

How to Apply: Please click here to create a free account and post your resume. Only logged in job seekers can apply for a job.

Find us at:

Never provide bank account, credit card details or any other financial information, or make any form of payment, when applying for a job. If you are ever asked to do this by a recruiter on Pure Jobs please click the Report button or contact us with the advertiser's company name and the title of the job vacancy. You should not send any money to anyone. A genuine employer with a job offer would never ask you to do this.

Report this job

Report a job

If you're concerned about a job advert, let us know and our quality team will investigate.

Your name(*)
Invalid Input

Your email address(*)
Invalid Input

Please select you reason(*)

Additional information(*)
Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Get new jobs for this search by email.

Also get an email with jobs recommended just for me.

Create Alert

Subscribe to updates from our blog