Autism Support Worker

Waltham Forest, London
IPL2704202_1588064229
Date Posted:28 Apr 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£70 - £100 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

Autism Support Worker

Waltham Forest, London
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The secondary school is in Waltham Forest for children with Autism with a therapeutic approach. It has places for between 80 and 112 children and young people, catering for Year 7 to Year 11. Your day as a Secondary Autism Support Worker will depend entirely on how you support the children and work with a lovely team of support staff. There really are no limits to the interests, passions, hobbies, and activities that the students we support enjoy



Job Specification:

The ideal candidate would need to have a strong understanding of working with children who have special educational needs
Able to follow and deliver aims of pupils EHCP Plan and update this with pupils progress and work with other teaching assistants and support workers
Contribute to developing individual programs for pupils with special needs
Exceptional communicators and strong team-players
To share responsibility for the health and safety of pupils and colleagues at all times
To lead activities and scaffold learning in teacher and child-initiated learning both indoors and outdoors


The successful person will be supported in a post by a trusted leadership which ensures our:

schools are vibrant, multi-cultural centers of learning
children achieve highly
children are happy and love actively learning
children leave with the resilience and motivation to continue their successful learning
the community are proud of our schools and excited by what we can achieve together
Have experience working as a teaching assistants or support workers
School Info:

Students with Social and Emotional Difficulties and students with Autism
Students attend on both full time and part time bases
Students may require 1:1 or work in small classes - students will focus on Music, Art, Sports and other practical subjects
Secondary aged pupils


It is key for this role that you are positive and enjoy having a laugh. The pupils you will be supporting are an active bunch and enjoy various leisure and activities in the community - including swimming, for example. Please ensure you can commit to this role, as reliability for the students you will be supporting is a key factor. They require stability and need support in accessing activities to allow them to achieve their full potential.

The position would suit energetic and creative professionals who are looking to make a difference to the lives of young people with Social, Emotional and mental health difficulties as well as furthering their own professional development. Experience of working in a school is not essential but knowledge and expertise of professional conduct and practices is required - particularly in nurturing approaches and behaviour management similar approaches. You will be joining a school with strong leadership and committed staff team with a growing number of pupils and expanding school.



The benefits of working with Tradewind:

We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants


Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most. Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.



Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as an SEN Secondary Autism Support Worker in Waltham Forest. Or for more information about the role, contact Ilkan Pasa on [02078455450.option3] or [ilkan.pasa@twrecruitment.com].

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