JOB DESCRIPTION: Post-19 Pastoral Support Lead (Part-time)
SALARY SCALE: £28 000 U1 FTE
HOURS: 3 days per week.
TYPE Part Time, Permanent
REPORTS TO: Deputy Head of Post-19
LOCATION: 216 Goldhawk Road, London, W12 9NX
14 Enterprise Way, London, SW18 1FZ
Any other Post-19 locations
PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Six months
HOLIDAY: The service year for learners is approximately 40 weeks. All services closures are non-working days.
SICK PAY: In accordance with the BeyondAutism sickness absence policy.
BeyondAutism is a charity dedicated to empowering people with autism to lead fuller lives through positive educational experiences, training for the people who work with them and support for their families and carers. We are experts in educating children and young people with autism, applying the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and Verbal Behaviour (VB) to teach students and arm them with the life skills they need to live as independent a life as possible.
The charity also manages two Independent Post-19 provisions, Wandsworth and Hammersmith Hub. Due to expansion, we are looking to appoint Post-19 Pastoral Support Lead (Part-time) to work across Post-19 services.
Who we are looking for
• Dedicated, enthusiastic and motivated individuals who share our mission of empowering those with autism to lead fuller lives
• You will have BCBA certification (2 year minimum) or Qualified Teacher Status (2 years minimum) with a minimum of two years of practical ABA or Teaching experience, including some experience of working with adults aged 19-25 with autism
• Experience of preparing and writing reports for external stakeholders such as Annual Reports, EHCP review meetings, Tribunals
As the Post 19 Pastoral Support Lead you will be an active member of the service’s middle leadership team. You will be responsible for organising and delivering EHCP meetings, take an active role in safeguarding and supporting learners to transition to and from Post-19.
You will work closely with the Deputy Head of Post-19 to ensure the safeguarding of the students, modelling best practice at all times.
You will work alongside the Deputy Head and monitor the quality of Individual Education Plans, progress and annual review reports, behaviour management plans and other learner progress or planning documents, in conjunction with the Head of Post-19.
This is an exciting time of development for the organisation and we are looking for someone who can monitor and contribute to quality assessment, recording and reporting but also to take an active role in times of external review and scrutiny (including: Ofsted, Local Authority Reviews, service improvement reviews commissioned by the Advisory Board and/or BeyondAutism)
We are particularly seeking applications from people that represent the diversity of our community.
BeyondAutism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure will be conducted for the successful applicant.
Beyond Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.