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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Term time: 36 Hours per week term time only 39 weeks per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,487 ( Pay award pending) (for 36 hours per week)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about special needs education?

Do you enjoy working with ASD children and have the vision to help them succeed?

If so you why not join our brand new ASD resource base which opened in October 2023?

Your main priorities will be to support a small specialist provision class tailored to young people on the autistic spectrum, working with them to ensure their educational and emotional needs are met and promoting positive behaviour in a nurturing environment. You will establish professional relationships with the new pupils and their families as well as with other staff in the school. You will promote an inclusive culture and where appropriate support students to mix socially with students from the wider school community.

You will need:

  • A great personality and good enthusiasm
  • Experience supporting SEN (especially ASD) children.
  • Experience in an education setting (Primary age range Preferable).
  • Strong communication skills.
  • To be proactive, committed, resilient and reliable.
  • Knowledge of Makaton and Physical restraint training – E.G. Team Teach, MAPA, PRICE is desirable, but training can be arranged.
  • Willingness to provide personal self-care support to pupils

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • A supportive working environment in a modern well-equipped building
  • Amazing grounds
  • On site free parking and close to a good transport network
  • Membership of local government pension scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

The Alton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check. Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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About The Alton School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
190 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

The Alton is an inclusive community school, next to Richmond Park. We are a one form entry school with extensive facilities that offer our children a wide array of fantastic, vibrant and diverse opportunities. We are also home to a small Resource Base for children with MLD and ASD,.

We are now part of the Quality First Education Trust, a growing multi-academy trust with four south London primary schools.

Arranging a visit to The Alton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email helen.matthews@thealton.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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