You are using the web browser we don't support. Please upgrade or use a different browser to improve your experience.
"icon arrow top"

Autism Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£1,650 - 1,700 per month


Temporary | Full Time



A secondary school in the south Manchester area is looking for a specialist Autism Teaching Assistant to join their SEN department working with students who require additional support, starting at the beginning on the new academic year in September. The school are looking for a TA who has specific experience in supporting any young people with Autism or additional learning difficulties. This role will involve supporting students with special educational needs within the school’s specialist provision, Hub.

The main focus of this role is to support students who are aged 11 – 14 but there could be opportunity to assist those in year 10 and 11 as well. You would typically support within the Hub but have the possibility to help re-integrating students back into mainstream classes if applicable.

There may also be the opportunity to provide support to smaller groups of students depending upon the Teaching Assistant Assistant’s subject specialism.

Important highlights of this specialist Autism Teaching Assistant role:

  • Earn up to £1700 per month supporting as a TA dependent upon confirmed hours
  • Start at this supportive school on Monday 4th September 2023
  • A chance to work across all subjects and with a specific set of students, including those with SEN
  • There is also the opportunity to support students who are identified as gifted and talented and those that require additional support with certain subject areas

The successful candidate should have relevant experience working as a Teaching Assistant in the past or in a similar setting. This could be working with students that require behavioural assistance or providing intervention as all experience will be beneficial for this role. The school are looking for an individual who is looking for a support assistant role and is keen on pursuing a career in the education sector. Confidence, adaptability and being motivated are key aspects of this support role.

The school is situated in the south area of Manchester, which is very easily accessible from the surrounding areas of Didsbury, Chorlton, Burnage, Cheadle, Stockport and Trafford to name just a few. This school would suit a Teaching Assistant who is located in the Wythenshawe or Altrincham/Sale area given the local transport links in the surrounding areas. If the successful Teaching Assistant drove, then this could also be easily accessed via the M60 ring road with the school having a large on site, secure car park.

  • Work within the SEN department, assisting students that require further support
  • Perfect role for an established TA looking for their next support role with additional responsibility for intervention available
  • Also suitable for an individual who may not have had school-based experience but perhaps youth work experience or worked supporting young adults aged 11 – 16

If you are an experienced LSA, TA, Mentor or have transferable skills which would stand you in good stead to fulfil this role well, then please apply now with your latest CV and a short covering statement.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
For details of our privacy policy, please visit the Teaching Personnel website.