ASD Teaching Assistants

Posted 6 days ago by NYKays Ltd

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Hackney, Greater London
£85 - £95/day

At NYKays Recruitment Ltd we are recruiting for experienced ASD Teaching Assistants to start ASAP, working day to day or long-term contracts which could possibly lead to a permanent position.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to support schools in providing care and support to children with a range of Special Needs and behavioral difficulties within the Education/Special Needs sector.

It is essential that you have experience working with children/young people with learning difficulties, particularly autism to be considered for this role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting children with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) and SEN on a 1:1 basis.
  • Provide day to day support to Teachers in teaching and learning.
  • Supporting colleagues in undertaking personal care related tasks.
  • Working effectively alongside other teaching and support staff to ensure a safe and productive work environment is maintained.
  • Adhere to the Schools policies including Safeguarding, Child Protection, Behaviour Management, Health and Safety.


  • Experience of supporting children with ASD and other associated challenging behaviors
  • Experience working with as a Special Needs Teaching assistant with special needs children for at least 3 months
  • A commitment to working with children with special educational needs
  • Ability to manage confrontation & challenging behavior
  • Ability to adapt and respond to children needs and plan accordingly
  • Must be an energetic and enthusiastic team player
  • Must have patience
  • Be proactive
  • Ideally have good experience working one to one as a teaching assistant.
  • Work well in a team
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Have a passion for working with children with Special Needs

Application Requirements for NYKays Recruitment Ltd:

  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy.
  • Your CV must cover all education and employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained.
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK.

Disclaimer 'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. NYKays is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community

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