Autism Specialist HLTA Needed in Swadlincote

14 Sep 2018
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a confident and engaging higher level teaching assistant? Do you have a real desire for helping every child reach their full potential? Are you able to differentiate your schooling style for a role in special needs?

A fantastic special needs school in Swadlincote is seeking a talented Lead Teaching Assistant to join their friendly team. This role is offered as a temporary full time contract with the potential to go permanent.

Applicants are required to have a background of supporting children with autism. Experience with other moderate learning difficulties, such as dyslexia and dyspraxia, would also be valuable but is not essential. You will need to be comfortable working with a range of ages as you will be required to work across both the Primary and Secondary site, mainly in small groups or providing 1-1 support.

You will be supporting the teacher in classroom and also be expected to deliver lessons when the teacher is absent. You will need to have excellent classroom management and confidently be able to plan and prepare lessons and resources. As Lead Teaching Assistant, your role will involve supporting the school’s team of teaching assistants and directing them when necessary.

The ideal teaching assistant will have:

Experience with ASD
Level 4 Qualification or higher
6 months experience in a school environment
A caring and enthusiastic attitude
Able to work with both groups and one-to-one

In return you will enjoy:

Excellent support
A chance to work with a friendly team
A competitive rate of pay
A rewarding job

To find out more information please contact Ashleigh on (Apply online only) or email your up to date CV to

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services

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