ASD Teaching Assistant

Posted 16 May by Tradewind Recruitment
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Are you driven to make a lasting impact on the educational experience of students navigating Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Tradewind Recruitment is actively seeking a committed ASD Teaching Assistant to join a vibrant school in Cardiff at the earliest opportunity. We extend our invitation to candidates from various support backgrounds, eager to contribute to the world of special education.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver personalised support to students with ASD, cultivating an inclusive and empathetic learning environment.
  • Collaborate with teachers and specialists to implement and customise educational strategies catering to the distinct needs of each student.
  • Nurture positive connections with students, championing their social and emotional growth.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of individualised education plans (IEPs).
  • Work closely with the teaching team to uphold a supportive and captivating classroom ambience.
  • Track and document student progress, ensuring effective communication with parents and caregivers.


  • Proven experience in a support role within the educational or related sectors.
  • A sincere passion for working with students with ASD, coupled with a comprehensive understanding of their diverse needs.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, facilitating effective engagement with students, colleagues, and parents.
  • Agility and adaptability to thrive in the dynamic setting of special education.
  • Beneficial to possess relevant qualifications in education or a related field.

This role pledges a deeply rewarding experience, affording you the opportunity to create a genuine impact in the lives of students with ASD. If you embody compassion, dedication, and eagerness to embrace this fulfilling role, we encourage you to connect with us!

For more details, reach out to us today at or email .

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice.
  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College.
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions all available, all local to you.
  • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running.
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Required skills

  • SEN
  • support worker
  • Teaching Assistant
  • TA
  • LSA
  • youth worker
  • SEMH

Reference: 52672186

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