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Special Needs Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£385 - 420 per week


Permanent | Full Time



Exciting Opportunity for Special Needs Assistant in Horsham!

Teaching Personnel is thrilled to partner with a delightful school in Horsham, dedicated to pupils with autism. We are seeking energetic, vibrant, and friendly individuals to join our team starting January.

Your Role:

  • Provide ongoing academic and emotional support to primary or secondary aged pupils with varying levels of autism.
  • Work collaboratively within a welcoming and friendly team.
  • Supporting teachers in providing a high standard of teaching.
  • Promoting positive behaviour and providing emotional support.
  • Following safeguarding procedures.

School Highlights:

  • Excellent facilities fostering a lovely work environment.
  • Atmosphere that makes every day enjoyable.
  • Modern, spacious environment.
  • Excellent team of staff.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Background in supporting young people in mainstream settings, child support and care workers, or sports enthusiasts.
  • Full-time availability (Mon - Fri, term time only).


  • Child-only DBS registered to the update service, or a willingness to apply.
  • References covering 24 months.
  • Right to work in the UK.

What We Offer:

  • Join a supportive team making a difference in the lives of pupils with autism.
  • Full-time role with a fantastic atmosphere and rewarding work.

If you're ready to bring your energy and friendliness to an inclusive learning environment, apply now!


Your contribution can play a pivotal role in the academic and emotional development of these special students.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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