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Learning Support Assistant

Job : SEN Teaching Assistant - 1:1 Support for Children with ASD/SLD

Location: Mitcham, London

Position Type: Full-Time,(ASAP start with an opportunity of rolling onto September 2023)

Salary: £85 - £95 per day

This outstanding school is looking for a SEN Teaching Assistants! Are you passionate about working 1:1 with children with Autism and behavioural challenges? We have an incredible opportunity for you at our esteemed school located in the vibrant community of Mitcham, London. Join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of our students!

This outstanding school is committed to providing exceptional education and support for children with special educational needs. We are currently seeking a compassionate and enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistant to join our team. In this role, you will have the rewarding opportunity to work closely with children with Autism and behavioural challenges, providing individualized 1:1 support to help them flourish academically, socially, and emotionally.


  • Work on a 1:1 basis with children with Autism and behavioural challenges, tailoring support to meet their specific needs.
  • Collaborate closely with the class teacher and other professionals to implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and Behavior Support Plans (BSPs).
  • Support the development of social skills, communication, and academic progress for each student.
  • Create a safe, inclusive, and nurturing learning environment that fosters positive relationships.
  • Monitor and record student progress, providing regular feedback to the class teacher and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the school staff to create and adapt resources that cater to individual student requirements.
  • Establish effective communication channels with parents/guardians, keeping them informed about their child's progress and providing strategies for support at home.


  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant or in a similar role, preferably with children with Autism and behavioural challenges.
  • Possess patience, empathy, and the ability to adapt to diverse learning styles to provide appropriate support.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to establish positive relationships with students, parents/guardians, and the wider school community.
  • Knowledge of strategies and interventions to support children with Autism and behavioural challenges.
  • Genuine passion for helping children with special educational needs achieve their full potential.
  • Possession of relevant qualifications or training in Special Educational Needs would be advantageous but not essential.

Join our inclusive and supportive work environment where you can truly make a difference in the lives of children. This position offers an immediate start, with the potential to continue until September 2023.

If you are ready to embrace this fulfilling role as a SEN Teaching Assistant, please submit your application, including your CV to Pedro @ Reeson 02038410777 We eagerly anticipate welcoming you to our team in Mitcham, London, where you will play a vital role in shaping the future of our students!

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%

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