Teaching Assistant for Autism

Tradewind Recruitment
London (Greater)
09 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This fantastic setting based in Richmond are looking for a fulltime, long term (until the end of this school year) teaching assistant for Autism, to support one of their KS2 classes. The position is to start ASAP and will continue into the new academic year.

They are a primary school for children with severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties. Some of whom had an additional diagnosis of Autism – and this is where the school are asking for us to provide the additional help.

The potential candidate must;
• Have a good experience of working with Autism
• Have a very good, positive and assertive behaviour management and be proactive at all times
• Promote constant interaction as this is key to their children’s wellbeing and learning
• Be prepared to learn from the experienced staff already in place and develop quickly into a confident member of the team

The school really celebrate each child’s unique abilities and achievements in a creative and supportive environment. The curriculum is topic focused and pupil’s engage in learning through exiting new themes each half term. Pupils have the opportunity to access a range of facilities to enhance learning opportunities both in school and within the local community including hydro pool, soft play, horse riding and even sailing.

This setting are going through an exciting site move over the summer and as such will be even more accessible when September arrives. They will be walking distance to a train station and have a car park for those who drive.

The Tradewind difference

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

• We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
• We care about your training and development more than any other agency – which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor
• Great referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
• Full interview preparation and assistance – so you’re fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
• Help with lesson planning - our support doesn’t stop once we’ve secured you a placement
• Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
• Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this teaching Assistant for Autism role you will need to:

• Have worked with Autism previously
• This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
• Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
• You must have the legal right to work in the UK

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, then be proactive and contact Sasha Green now on (Apply online only) option 3 or email

I look forward to working with you.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer – stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that’s 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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