Autism Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00096171-1
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bishop Auckland, County Durham
  • Salary: £210 to £350 Per Week
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Autism Teaching Assistant
Bishop Auckland
£210 - £350 per week

Contract Dates
January 2023

The Role

Vision for Education is seeking supply Autism Teaching Assistant to support children with Autism. Working in several schools and provisions on a one-to-one basis. You will support school staff who supervise pupils carrying out pre-prepared exercises when teaching staff are on short-term absence. The teaching assistant’s role is to support in a classroom, ensuring students remain on task with the work they have been set.

The school

The specialist schools cater for students in with Autism. The schools offer brilliant facilities and resources, and the staff pride themselves on their child-centred approach. Most schools we work with have excellent public transport links, but access to a vehicle would be advantageous.


To be considered for the Autism Teaching Assistant role you must:

Hold a driving licence, which would be preferred, but not essential.
Be Comfortable with personal care in numerous settings.
Confident de-escalating challenging situations. Training would be an advantage but not essential.
Hold a DBS certificate would be an advantage but not essential this can be arranged.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEMH teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offers?

As a valued employee of Vision for Education you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay as You Earn (PAYE) system.
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates. 
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply

If you are an Autism Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate, and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Teesside SEND Team on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.