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ASD Teaching Assistant – September Start

Derby, Derbyshire
£84 - £100 per day
Education and Training
Full Time

Position: Full-Time 1:1 Teaching Assistant
Location: Key Stage 1 Class
Duration: September 2024 – End of Academic Year
Salary Range: £84 – £100 per day

About Us:
Career Teachers is dedicated to providing exceptional educational support and nurturing learning environments. We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join our team for a full-time position in a Key Stage 1 class, starting in September 2024.

Role Overview:
As a Teaching Assistant, you will provide 1:1 support for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) within a Key Stage 1 class. Your role will involve working closely with the child to ensure they receive tailored support, fostering both their academic and social development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide dedicated 1:1 support to a child with ASD, adapting teaching methods to suit their individual needs.
  • Assist with classroom activities and support the class teacher in creating an inclusive learning environment.
  • Develop and implement individualised education plans (IEPs) in collaboration with teachers and SEN coordinators.
  • Monitor the child’s progress and provide regular feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Support the child in developing social skills and managing their behaviour effectively.


  • Previous experience working with children with special educational needs, particularly ASD.
  • A genuine passion for supporting children’s learning and development.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to build positive relationships with children and staff.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in special educational needs (preferred).

What we have to offer:

  • Competitive daily pay rate of £84 – £100.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on a child’s educational journey.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs and have the required experience, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role to

Join Career Teachers and be part of a team that is committed to providing high-quality education and support to every child.

Career Teachers is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.


At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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