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Teaching Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Primary Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent Contracts

  • Salary:

    £75 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Kevin Mbengi

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Teaching Assistant for Pupils with ASD (ASAP Start) Location: Deptford, South London

Dedicated Teaching Assistants with a strong commitment to making a difference in the lives of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are encouraged to explore an exciting opportunity at a primary school located in vibrant Deptford, South London. The school is actively seeking Teaching Assistants to join their team, providing essential support to pupils with ASD.

Position: Teaching Assistant for Pupils with ASD Location: Deptford, South London Start Date: Immediate

About the School: The primary school highly values the role of Teaching Assistants in creating a nurturing and inclusive environment that caters to the diverse needs of all students, including those with ASD. They firmly believe that every child deserves the opportunity to thrive, and their team of dedicated Teaching Assistants plays a pivotal role in realising this vision.

The Role: As Teaching Assistants, successful candidates will become integral members of the school community, offering crucial support to pupils with ASD. These pupils are not violent but may exhibit hyperactive behaviours. Teaching Assistants will be responsible for creating a positive and structured learning environment, providing guidance, and assisting pupils in managing their energy and focus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teaching Assistants will provide one-on-one and group support to pupils with ASD.
  • Teaching Assistants will implement strategies to help manage hyperactivity and promote focus.
  • Teaching Assistants will collaborate closely with teachers and specialists to adapt learning materials.
  • Teaching Assistants will foster a supportive and inclusive atmosphere for all students.
  • Teaching Assistants will build strong rapport with pupils, offering guidance and mentorship.
  • Teaching Assistants will promote a culture of understanding and empathy within the school.


  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant, preferably working with children with ASD in an educational setting.
  • Teaching Assistants should have a genuine passion for supporting students with diverse learning needs.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are essential for Teaching Assistants.
  • Demonstrated patience, empathy, and the ability to channel hyperactivity positively are qualities sought in Teaching Assistants.
  • Teaching Assistants should have a proactive and positive approach to helping pupils with ASD succeed.

What's Offered:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training for Teaching Assistants.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment that values the contribution of Teaching Assistants.
  • The chance for Teaching Assistants to make a meaningful impact in the lives of pupils with ASD.

This is an excellent opportunity for Teaching Assistants to join a passionate team and contribute to the success of pupils with ASD in Deptford, South London. Apply today and become a valued Teaching Assistant in our mission to empower young learners.

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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