SEND Teaching Assistant
Central London, South West London
Posted 7 months ago

Teaching Assistant (ASD Base) – October Start – Contract – £16,500 – £18,500 – Sutton

WhoFoundWho’s partnered client is a welcoming ASD Base for approximately 50 primary-aged children on the autistic spectrum. A multi-disciplinary and individualised ethos is followed at the school, all staff have an outstanding understanding of ASD and each child’s needs.


About the Successful Teaching Assistant (ASD Base)

  • Available full-time, Monday to Friday (term-time only)
  • Outstanding knowledge of working effectively with children on the autistic spectrum
  • Flexibility and a deep understanding of supporting each child and their individual needs through curriculum adjustments
  • Makaton and PECS
  • Happy to support with occasional personal care when required
  • Lives within commutable distance or within the borough of Sutton
  • Be approachable, enthusiastic and reliable
  • Relevant degree or training


About the Teaching Assistant (ASD Base) Role

  • To provide support to all children (or 1-1) in the Base
  • To work effectively under the direction of the Class Teacher
  • To enthusiastically participate in ongoing training and professional development to ensure best practice
  • To support the social and communication needs of all students
  • Differentiate resources to effectively support individual needs
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of Safeguarding and other relevant school policies
  • To use specialist skills to meet the needs of all students and support the integration into a mainstream classroom
  • To manage behaviours effectively
  • To monitor and assess the progress of students
  • To work alongside a multi-disciplinary team, including therapists


Next Steps to Apply for Teaching Assistant (ASD Base)

  • If you are interested in applying for the position, and you meet the above criteria, please submit an up-to-date CV
  • If shortlisted, you will be contacted for a short initial pre-screening call before being invited to an interview at the school
  • Other similar positions are available in the area, so if you’re looking for something slightly different or would like to discuss your requirements with a Consultant, please message directly


Good luck!


Job Features

Job Category

Primary, SEND


£16,500 - £18,500

Year group

Nursery / Reception / KS1 / KS2 / SEND

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