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Assistive Technologist

Ambitious about AutismHaringey

Please note the role may close before the advertised deadline. 

Ambitious About Autism's college settings are currently looking for an Assistive Technologist to join the team. Our college settings provide an excellent education for Autistic young people with complex needs. The college aims to enable learners to access further education and to develop skills and knowledge that lead to successful transitions to adulthood where our learners will live, work and contribute to their local communities.

As the Assistive Technologist, you will develop, implement, monitor and enabling assistive technology for our learners. You will provide modelling and training to staff and parents on the full continuum of communication and technology supports. Working as a diagnostic team member you will provide ongoing technical assistance to learners, staff, and parents.

Your role as Assistive Technologist: 

  • Collaborate with colleagues and parents to share information and expertise to plan and implement effective student programs for the purpose of developing and implementing assistive technology services. 
  • Facilitate student communication in social settings across environments through the use of assistive technology. 
  • Work with learners who qualify for assistive technology support to develop an appropriate individualised learning plan. 
  • Proficiently use technology to communicate, compile reports and collect data, providing accurate records and communicating with team members, parents, administration, and charity staff.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real impact on the work we do to support autistic young people. In return, we can offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, flexible working, and great wellbeing programs to support staff. You can find a full list of our befits here

For further details on how you can make a difference and find out what we have to offer, please see our recruitment pack. 

If you have any questions about the role or would like to have a confidential call, please contact Stephen Vickers on 020 8815 5439 - svickers@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk

Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

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