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  • Full Time
  • Bexley
  • 11.70 - 13.70 per hour

Website heartteaching1 Heart Teaching Ltd

Heart Teaching Ltd

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,Job Title: Teaching Assistant – ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Location: Bexley, Southeast London, United Kingdom

Type: Full-time, Mon to Fri (8:30am to 15:30pm)

Salary: £11.70 to £13.70 per hour (dependent on qualifications and experience)

Start Date: September 2023!

Job Description:

Heart Teaching are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Teaching Assistant to join our team. As an ASD Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with students with autism to support their academic, social, and emotional development within the educational setting. You will collaborate with the teaching staff, parents, and other professionals to create a nurturing and inclusive learning environment for students with ASD.

The successful candidate will:

· Provide one-on-one or small group support to students with autism, focusing on their individual needs and learning goals.

· Assist in implementing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and behavior support plans for students with ASD.

· Support students in developing social skills, communication skills, and self-help skills.

· Help students with their personal care needs, if required.

· Collaborate with teachers to adapt and modify curriculum materials to meet the unique needs of students with autism.

· Implement visual supports, structured routines, and other strategies to promote independence and academic success.

· Monitor and document students’ progress, behavior, and achievements, and report to the teaching staff and parents.

· Support students during transitions between activities and environments.

· Foster a positive and inclusive classroom climate by promoting understanding, acceptance, and respect for students with ASD.

· Attend staff meetings, training sessions, and professional development opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills related to ASD education.


· Have an enhanced DBS certificate on the update service or be willing to process a new application.

· Hold the Right to Work in the UK

· Be able to provide two references within the last 2 years.

· Full time, Monday to Friday, 8am to 3:30pm

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with students, teachers, and parents/guardians.

· Patience, empathy, and a genuine desire to support students with diverse learning needs.

· Understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures.

· Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Heart Teaching is an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate based on religion, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or indeed any reason. For this role, you will require an enhanced DBS on the update device. If you do not have, one you be required to apply for a new DBS before starting. We work in line with the Department for Education guidelines and thoroughly vet all candidates prior to placement. You will be asked to provide your current Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and if not on the update service to complete a new check through us before commencing a role. Candidates who are signed up to the update service will be asked to provide their DBS details. We welcome applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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Job Overview
Offered Salary
11.70 - 13.70 per hour
Job Location
Bexley, London, UK
Job Type
Full Time
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