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Teaching Assistant

  • Location:

    North London

  • Sector:

    SEN Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £80 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Caitlyn Maynard

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Teaching Assistant

  • Immediate start
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Full-time, long-term
  • North London
  • £80-100 per day

A teaching assistant is needed for a special educational needs (SEN) school in North London for nursery and primary school students aged 3-11.

As a teaching assistant, you will support students with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) who may have complex needs and learning difficulties.

This school is easily accessible from around London, with great transport links.

Being a teaching assistant at this school, you will become a part of a highly supportive team with exceptional senior leadership and fantastic resources.

Willingness to do personal care is preferred.

Your responsibilities as a teaching assistant may include:

  • Working with and supporting students with ASD.
  • Providing academic support, either one-on-one or in a small group.
  • Promoting a positive and inclusive classroom culture and providing emotional support when needed.
  • Implementing positive behaviour management strategies which may include physical restraints, to maintain a safe learning environment.
  • Using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage focus and self-control and assisting teachers with implementing a Positive Behaviour Support framework.
  • Assisting teachers with alternative teaching methods, such Lego therapy to encourage joint working and communication skills, or intensive interaction sessions to help pupils develop attention and interaction skills.
  • Being aware of safeguarding policies and procedures to ensure the safety and well-being of students.

To be a teaching assistant, you will need:

  • The right to work in the UK.
  • A clear and up-to-date DBS
  • Experience working as a Teacher in a UK school.
  • A passion to support students with ASD and a keen interest in child development.

A successful teaching assistant will benefit from:

  • Training and development opportunities to support you in working with students with ASD.
  • A strong and supportive working and learning environment.
  • A fulfilling and rewarding job role.

If you are an experienced teaching assistant with a passion for supporting ASD students, then this is the role for you.

Apply now to be a teaching assistant at this school and help to make a significant positive impact on the lives of these 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%