6 days left
Commencing 17th May 2021 for 1 year or until the post-holder returns
3 days per week until 31st August 2021 increasing to 5 days on 1st September 2021
Salary - £28,981 - £31,247 FTE - prorated for hours worked
Based in Coventry, we specialise in providing excellent education and support to learners with diverse and complex needs, including Autism. Our staff are committed to enabling learners to reach their potential and fulfil their ambitions.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Autism Practitioner to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge base of working with learners with challenging behaviours and experience of developing and supporting learners with special educational needs and disabilities.
You will manage the College’s ‘Aspire’ project, ensuring that the learners are effectively risk assessed, supported and engage in learning. You will plan, implement and deliver a range of effective programmes that strive to provide the best learning experience for all. You will ensure staff are effectively managed and adequately trained to respond to the needs of complex learners. You will have the ability to quickly establish positive relationships with learners and staff, liaising with cross College teams to promote and maintain an inclusive culture.
To apply, you should have a degree and a in a relevant area, successful teaching experience within the specialist sector and/or Further Education is desirable and experience of supporting individual learners across a wide range of levels and with a range of learning, physical and sensory needs, including Autism is essential. It is essential that you have GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C or above in Maths and English. If you do not hold GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C or above in Maths and English, you will be required to undergo an assessment to determine you are operating at the required level.
You’ll need to be a team worker, with excellent communication, organisational and planning skills. You should have computer skills with the ability to use technology to enrich teaching, learning and assessment. It is important to have a positive, proactive, flexible approach to work with a strong commitment to excellence and student success.
Completed application forms and the diversity monitoring form should be downloaded from our website and received via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12.00 noon on the 8th March 2021. The interviews and assessments for this role will take place on Monday 15th March 2021. To read more or apply, go to our website: https://www.hereward.ac.uk/about/join-our-team/
This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete Enhanced DBS disclosure. Start dates will be conditional upon receipt of a satisfactory pre-employment checks.
Whilst all applications are judged on merit alone, we would welcome applications from ethnic minority candidates as this section of the community is currently under-represented in our workforce. The College Is committed to supporting employees who experience mental health difficulties and is proud to display the Mindful Employer logo.