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Date Added: Tue 11/06/2024

SEN-TA - Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist

Hackney, E9, UK
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Company: TEACH NOW

Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £85 - £100/day

SEN-TA - Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist

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

Pay: £85-£100 per day

Location: Hackney

Job Type: Full Time, Long Term

About the school:

Nestled in Hackney, London, our school welcomes over 600 students to its spacious grounds. Awarded a "Good with Outstanding qualities" OFSTED rating, we pride ourselves on providing an inclusive learning environment. Our SEN-friendly classrooms and diverse range of holistic activities cater to the individual needs of every student.

At our core, we believe in fostering a culture of respect, understanding, and growth, ensuring that each child has the opportunity to flourish. Supported by our dedicated teachers, our school offers an ideal environment for aspiring Teaching Assistants to kickstart their career journey. Join us and become part of our mission to empower and inspire our students.

About the role:

As a SEN-TA - Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialist, you will play a crucial role in supporting students with ASD to access the curriculum and reach their full potential. You will work closely with teachers, therapists, and other professionals to create individualised learning plans tailored to each student's unique needs.

Your responsibilities will include providing one-on-one support, facilitating social skills development, implementing behavioral strategies, and fostering a positive and inclusive classroom environment.

Application Requirements:

• Relevant qualifications or training in special education, autism studies, or related fields are highly desirable.

• Experience working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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

• Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting children with special educational needs.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide one-on-one support to students with ASD, both in the classroom and during individual sessions.

• Collaborate with teachers and other professionals to develop and implement individualised learning plans.

• Assist students with academic tasks, including literacy, numeracy, and other subject areas.


Enjoy a competitive salary ranging from £85 to £100 per day, aligning with your experience and qualifications. Embrace ongoing professional development and training opportunities to hone your skills. Thrive in a supportive and collaborative working environment, guided by dedicated staff and leadership.

Make a meaningful impact in the lives of children with special educational needs. Plus, enjoy the convenience of our Hackney location, easily accessible via public transportation and surrounded by local amenities.

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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