The Autism Provision at Weston College leads the field and is pro-active in informing the sector, sharing good practice and developing provision for learners. This specialist support provision is extended across all the teaching campuses at Weston College including Knightstone, South West Skills, Loxton and Weston Bay - the college’s residential training centre.
Our aim is to provide specialist programmes which support learners to understand how their autism may impact on their learning and how they can work with specialist support teams to access a curriculum which addresses their individual needs, aspirations and vocational focus.
To provide support for individuals or groups of students on the Autism Spectrum within Weston Bay and on associated programmes. An understanding, working knowledge and previous experience of working with learners with Autism is crucial.
The post will also involve working collaboratively with external partners and the cross-college staff to ensure seamless transitions between courses, schools, colleges and partner organisations to ensure a high-quality provision.
Please note - as part of the autism team you will be required to work flexible working hours which include day, evening, night and weekend duties on a rota basis.
This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted 'Outstanding', its Higher Education provision is graded 'Gold' by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), and Weston College has recently won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People 'Champion' and has been awarded 'Platinum' by Investors in People, which demonstrates Weston College's commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.
Weston College 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.
Weston College 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.
Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced CRB check.