Autism Spectrum Disorder Practitioner, Bournemouth

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The Bishop of Winchester AcademyBournemouth

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Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: DOE
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Bishop of Winchester Academy

The Academy offers a range of provision for students with language and communication difficulties who may also have autism spectrum disorder. As part of this range, the school has a well-established and inclusive specialist Centre which supports secondary age students within the mainstream secondary setting.

With the expansion of this Local Authority provision, we are seeking a specialist autism practitioner to support the Centre manager with the needs of the students and provision of autism specific interventions.

The role will include working alongside the ASD Centre Lead Practitioner in the further development of the provision.

The successful applicant will:

· Be able to Coordinate the daily curriculum for students with ASD

· Teach social language and communication groups 

· Support those specific needs in the wider academy 

· Offer outreach support to staff

· Support and liaise with families of the students accessing the specialist provision

The successful candidate will be joining an Academy where all Academy staff are driven by the mantra “high expectations - no excuses” and are determined, committed and focused on inspiring students to succeed. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be undertaken of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks.

Interested applicants are encouraged to visit The Emmaus Centre, prior to application. For an application pack please visit the Academy’s website. Please email completed application forms to Francesca Welsh, HR at, addressing your covering letter to Mr Paul McKeown, Principal. 

Closing date for applications: 23rd August 2017

Interviews: 25th August 2017

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More about The Bishop of Winchester Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mallard Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202 512697
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