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Early Years Teaching Assistant with Autism experience - September 2021

Protocol Education

£60 - £75 per day


Fixed Term | Full Time



Early Years Teaching Assistant with Autism experience

Early Years Teaching Assistant with Autism experience required for a Special School in Ealing - September 2021

Job Type: Contract
Salary: £70 - £80 per day
Working Hours: Full Time

Protocol Education are currently working with an excellent SEND Early Years and Primary School in Ealing, who are looking for an experienced Early Years Teaching Assistant with special needs support experience to join their school as soon as possible.
You will be working in a class of students with Autism Most of the children you will be working with have very limited communication skills, and some are completely non-verbal. The Class teacher will oversee the entire class, however, there is expectation that you will take smaller groups of the class and lead them in some activities such as numeracy sessions, art sessions etc. You will help the class teacher with the planning of the class and activities to be set up for the week ahead.

To be eligible to apply for this position, it is essential that you have experience supporting students with Autism. The school has an in-built swimming complex and the successful TA will have to be comfortable in a swimming environment and on occasion may have to enter the pool. In addition to this, PECS and/or Makaton will be useful in this post.
Ideal candidate will have the following:

- Autism support experience
- Makaton and PECS support
- Team Teach

You will need to be available to start September 2020 , as well as being able to commit to working full school hours on a full time basis. . You must have a good command of numeracy and literacy, as this is especially important when supporting pupils with limited communication skills.
This post is for a long-term cover.

If you have experience working with children or young adults with special education needs, and are interested in making a positive contribution to the lives of young people, please send your CV to or call Richard @ Protocol on 020 3219 7740.