What is the role?
Working within a class team to support autistic children and young people, enabling them to gain the skills and strategies to become successful autistic adults. You may be working 1:1 or with groups, within school or in the community, across the full age range and with all levels of ability and need – your personal aptitudes will be taken into account to match you to the class where your skills will be most effective. The role can be mentally and physically demanding but very rewarding!
Who are we looking for?
You will be able to think creatively and flexibly, using an understanding of each pupil’s individual needs. You should be prepared to learn about a variety of approaches to engage pupils and overcome barriers to learning. You will have a positive attitude and be willing to reflect and develop. You will have an understanding of autism and ideally a Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification, but we are happy to consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or experience.
What do we offer?
Extensive training programme and professional development opportunities. Healthcare scheme (after 2 years in post). Employee Assistance Programme. Occupational Health Support. Wellbeing support within school.
Want to know more? Please contact school and we will be happy to talk to you about this role!
This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service, the cost of which will be met by Autism Initiatives.
“Peterhouse School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.”
Peterhouse School 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.