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Learning and Behaviour Specialist

Ambitious about AutismIsleworth, West London

Do you want to feel rewarded for the work that you do?

Then come and join Ambitious College because together we can make the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism each and every day.

What would you be doing?

As a Learning & Behaviour Specialist you will be given all the training & resources needed so that your main focus is ensuring the young person you are working with is able to achieve their goals and aspirations.

You will be valued as an expert within your field of work and allowed the creative space to deliver person centered lesson plans as appropriate. You will be able to use your initiative when working with learners to adapt to new approaches that ensure positive outcomes for the learner.

If you are empathetic, caring and dedicated to putting children and young people with autism at the heart of what you do every day then we want to hear from you.

Who are Ambitious about Autism?

Ambitious about Autism are the national charity for children and young people with autism. We are very proud of the work that we do and all of our learners achievements.  We are an Ofsted ‘Good’ provision and received the Natspec Award in 2020 for ‘Wellbeing & Mental Health’, we are also nominated for the Natspec ‘Home Learning’ award 2021. We understand the importance of ensuring the wellbeing of our employees whether you work in a classroom or outside of one.

We are proud to say that we continued to support our learners throughout the pandemic. We ensured that all our learners and staff had the resources needed to continue delivering an outstanding service to our learners and their families.

Should you apply for this role?

If you are experienced at working with someone with Autism on a 1:1 basis, then you can join our experienced hired career pathway. If you are someone who is part-qualified or qualified by experience then you should also apply as there is something for everyone who can demonstrate they share the same values as we do.

What do I get in return?

The chance to make a real difference to a child or young persons life outweighs what we can offer financially. That being said we offer a competitive annual salary and excellent wellbeing programmes, and opportunities to meet staff across the organisation.

We have a wide range of CPD opportunities to give you the chance to explore career pathways.  Other benefits include; physiotherapy for all staff, on-site parking, annual recognition awards, Employee Assistance Programme, season ticket loans and discounts.

We are accepting applications to join us either now or on our August 2021, 2 week training programme.

If you would like an informal chat with one of the members of our people team, please do not hesitate to contact us at

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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