ASD 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Job description

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Do you have a deep understanding of autism and a commitment to supporting the unique needs of each child? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as an ASD 1:1 Teaching Assistant, focusing on Key Stage 1.
About the Role:
As an ASD 1:1 Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in a one-on-one setting within Key Stage 1.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing tailored support to meet the individual learning and developmental needs of the child.
Key Responsibilities:

Provide one-on-one support to a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, focusing on Key Stage 1 curriculum objectives.
Implement personalized strategies to support communication, social interaction, and behavior management.
Facilitate the child's engagement in classroom activities and promote independence in learning.
Collaborate with teachers and other support staff to develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) and behavior support plans (BSPs).
Use visual aids, sensory tools, and alternative communication methods to facilitate understanding and learning for non-verbal or minimally verbal children.
Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment that celebrates diversity and promotes the well-being of all students.


Previous experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, preferably in an educational setting.
A deep understanding of autism and its impact on learning, communication, and behavior.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with children, parents, and colleagues.
Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude towards supporting children with diverse needs.
Relevant qualifications or training in special education, autism support, or related fields (desirable but not essential).
Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning.
The successful candidate will be confident with the engagement model using it for pupils who are:
Working below the standard of the National Curriculum assessments, and
Not engaged in subject-specific study at Key Stage (KS) 1 and KS2 (you can use it for pupils in KS3 onwards, but you're not required to) use the pre-Key Stage 1 and pre-Key Stage 2 standards to assess pupils who are working below the standard of the National Curriculum assessments but who are engaged in subject-specific study.

How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience, qualifications, and why you are passionate about supporting children with autism.

  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Salary: £96.00 - £120.00 per day
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: Integra
  • Posted: 27-Mar-2024
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