Contract: Permanent & Fixed Term
Start date: September 2021, subject to clearance checks
We are looking to recruit Special Support Assistants to join our specialist flagship school based annex and outreach service for young people with ASD and Pathological Demand avoidance.
You will need a genuine belief in person centred learning with an ability to build strong relationships of trust with young people with high level anxieties as well as an ability to engage young people through their motivations and interests. It would be an advantage to have interests and skills that can be used in learner individual programmes, for example, sports, Information Technology and gaming or creative hobbies.
The Link Primary and Secondary School formulates part of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust providing non-residential, specialist teaching and therapy for up to 120 children aged 4-18 years whose primary need is Speech, Language and Communication. Many of the pupils are also on the autistic spectrum and have additional cognitive and sensory needs.
Further details and how to apply
To apply please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.
Please note that CV applications will not be considered.
Closing date: 12pm on Thursday 13th May
Interview date: Week beginning 17th May
OHC&AT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.