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Early Years Autism Teaching Assistant

Early Years Autism Teaching Assistant

Autism and challenging behaviour

Long-term contract


Supply Desk are continuing to work closely with a primary school in Leeds. This 3 form entry primary school in the heart of Leeds take great pride in their “Good” OFSTED status, and have a fantastic leadership team who are passionate about progressing staff. The school are looking to appoint a teaching assistant with autism experience for their Early Years department.

Ass an autism specialist teaching assistant, you would be joining a well thought of phase within the school with outstanding facilities. The school would be able to offer you focused support with the SENCO and the learning plans for the child will be clearly laid out. As a teaching assistant in the Early Years having experience of working with autism is important, as you would be expected to work on a 1:1 basis with this child.

The Role:

  • Autism Support within the Early Years
  • 1:1 support for a child with challenging behaviours
  • Withdrawal work when necessary
  • Some communication issues leading to behaviour
  • Full time

The Person:

  • Experience of working with Autism – Children or Young People
  • Comfortable with challenging behaviours
  • Able to communicate with children with little speaking ability
  • Communication through visual aids

The role of an autism specialist teaching assistant within the Early Years would be to start as soon as possible please contact Holly at Supply Desk on 0113 367 0991 or email your CV to holly.johnson@supplydesk.co.uk

Supply Desk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment and meet Safer Recruitment standards.

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