43 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    5 September 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 8-12 (Dependant on experience)

Teaching Assistant - ASD Provision job summary

TA Advert- DSP provision ( The Nest)

  • Are you passionate about supporting students with an ASD diagnosis to make progress in all areas?

  • Are you able to think outside the box and be creative?

  • Are you able to see everyday as a fresh start?

  • Are you looking for a new opportunity to work in a forward-thinking school?

  • If the answer is yes- We want you!

This is an exciting opportunity for teaching assistants to join our team through the expansion of our unit provision across two sites: Hunsbury Park Primary school and Chiltern Primary School. From September 2024 our provision will grow from 50 children to approximately 75, with the increase of another 3 classes across the provision.

We are looking for:

  • A positive, team player who is willing to support children in all areas of their learning.

  • A caring and considerate professional who will support children with their personal care needs.

  • An individual who has experience of working with children with Autism and their associated needs

The role:

Teaching assistants are an integral part of our team, with two teaching assistants in each of our classes, led by a class teacher. The role of the teaching assistant will consist of supporting learning led by the class teacher, small group work and occasionally 1.1 support. In addition, teaching assistants will support students with personal care and hygiene.

The teaching assistant will be responsible for assisting the teacher to plan and assess student progress in all areas of the curriculum, whilst managing any behaviours displayed by students as part of a class team.

You should have proven experience of working within primary schools and have at least NVQ2 qualifications or GCSE C or above in both English and Maths.

Please see the Job Description and Personal Specification for further information.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share in this commitment.  This post is subject to safe recruitment practices and all necessary checks will be made prior to employment commencing.

Closing date: Thursday 5th September 2024 12pm

Interviews: Week beginning 9th September 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hunsbury Park Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
316 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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