Autism Support Specialist, Northamptonshire

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Northampton CollegeNorthamptonshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,534 - £29,253 per annum, dependent on skills and experience.
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: ME1718001

Northampton College is the leading provider of Further Education in Northamptonshire, and financially outstanding. Our state of the art campus and reputation puts us in a dynamic and unique position to meet both the learning and training needs of individuals and employers.

You will work within the Additional Learning Support Team to provide expertise, knowledge and understanding of Autism to benefit students and staff.

They will be required to assess the support needs of students with Autism and provide necessary support tutorials to high needs students, and/or students with Education Health and Care plans, to enable independent learning skills. You will also be responsible for advising curriculum staff on the most appropriate teaching, learning and assessment strategies for students with Autism.

The ideal candidate will have current knowledge of requirements under the Equality Act 2010, as well as the SEND Code of Practice 2014.

You should have relevant experience of working with students with Autism in a school or college setting, in addition to experience of assessing and supporting students with Autism.

If you would like to be part of a successful team, please apply via our online application form;, clearly outlining your experience, skills and qualifications.

This post will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date: (Noon), Friday 22 September 2017.
Interview date: Friday, 8 October 2017.

We strive to achieve diversity in our staff to reflect the community we serve.


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More about Northampton College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Main Campus, Booth Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 3RF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 734567