SEN Teaching Assistant (Autism Support)

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-58818
Location: Newcastle, Newcastle NE9 UK
Job Type: Contract
Immediate Start: Yes
Salary £350 to £450 per Week

SEN Teaching Assistant (Autism Support)

One of our incredible primary schools in Newcastle are looking for a caring, compassionate, and dedicated graduate to assist in their SEN department as a SEN Graduate Teaching Assistant. The successful graduate will be providing support to a handful of pupils with Autism from September.

Have you recently graduated from university and are looking to pursue a purposeful career but are unsure where to start?

Are you interested in Education, working with children and young people, or pursuing a career in Educational Psychology?

Gaining experience as an SEN Teaching Assistant, based in one school, is a great place to start! This SEN Teaching Assistant role is a great opportunity to really develop your teaching skills and aspirations. Experience working with SEN students is very desirable as it commends your teaching ability and is a great starting point if you are hoping to become a teacher! Moreover, becoming a SEN Teaching Assistant is a great opportunity to refine your interest in educational psychology and really make a difference in the lives of the students you work with.


SEN Teaching Assistant (Autism Support) – The Role:

  • Work under the schools SENDCo / Inclusion Manager
  • Placement within a mainstream school
  • Plan, deliver and run intervention sessions as a SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Tailor and adapt to specific student’s needs
  • Supporting pupils with Autism
  • Communicate effectively with both staff and parents


SEN Teaching Assistant (Autism Support) – Benefits:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant role
  • £350 – £450 weekly term time rate
  • No Supply – SEN Teaching Assistant based in one school for the remainder of the academic year
  • Long-term, full-time role in the same school
  • Build a relationship with your team and students
  • Ideal experience for aspiring teachers/Ed psychologists
  • Interviewing now!


SEN Teaching Assistant (Autism Support) – Person Specification

  • 2:1 or above degree in a core subject or Psychology
  • Strong academic background prior to university
  • Experience working with children and young people
  • Experience working with people with additional needs, specifically autism
  • Compassionate and caring
  • Passionate about learning & education


If you have been reading this and thinking ‘this sounds like me’, then don’t hesitate and click ‘apply now’ to begin your SEN Teaching Assistant application today!

Posted On: 01/02/2023
Recruiter: i-teachers

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