Posted 12 June by Aspire People Limited
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Join Our Team as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

Are you a dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) with a passion for supporting students with Autism and complex learning difficulties? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to make a significant impact in the lives of our students.

We are currently seeking a compassionate and skilled HLTA to join our team and play a key role in providing tailored support to students with Autism and complex learning needs in a secondary SEN provision with fantastic facilities! As an HLTA specialising in this area, you will work closely with our teaching staff to deliver high-quality education and care that meets the diverse needs of our students.

Lessons are activity based meaning no two days will be the same!

Key Responsibilities
* Provide direct support to students with Autism and Complex learning difficulties, both in and out of the classroom setting.
* Assist in the planning, preparation, and delivery of tailored learning activities and interventions designed to meet the individual needs of each student.
* Implement behaviour management strategies and techniques to support students in managing their emotions and behaviours effectively.
* Collaborate with teaching staff, therapists, and other professionals to develop and implement individualised education plans (IEPs) and support strategies.
* Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued, respected, and supported to reach their full potential.
* Monitor and assess student progress, providing regular feedback to teaching staff and parents/carers as appropriate.
* Contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of our provision for students with autism and complex learning difficulties.
Supporting Communication and Social Skills:
* Implement strategies and activities to support the development of communication and social skills in students with Autism and complex learning difficulties.
* Facilitate opportunities for students to engage in social interactions and develop positive relationships with their peers.
* Use visual supports such as PECs, social stories, and other communication aids to enhance understanding and promote effective communication.
Qualifications and Experience:
* Recognised HLTA qualification or equivalent relevant experience.
* Flexibility, adaptability, and a proactive approach to supporting the diverse needs of students with Special Educational Needs.
* Commitment to ongoing professional development and a willingness to learn and implement new approaches and strategies.

This is a full-time role 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.

If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of students with autism and complex learning difficulties, we want to hear from you! Please contact Mica at Aspire People by emailing or calling

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.

Required skills

  • KS2
  • KS1
  • TA
  • HLTA
  • Higher level Teaching Assistant

Reference: 52850523

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