Autism Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 20 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: NJC Wiltshire Grade F Pt 9-11 £25,119 - £26,421 pa
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 17 June 2024
Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0DR
Remote working: On-site only
Company: eTeach UK Limited
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1423430

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The Springfields Academy, Reach South Academy Trust, is seeking to appoint an exceptional Autism Support Worker to join the School in September 2024.
Post: Autism Support Worker (ASW)
Location: The Springfields Academy, Curzon Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0DS
FTE Salary Range: NJC Wiltshire Grade F Pt 9-11, £25,119.00 - £26,421.00 per annum FTE
Contract Type: Permanent, full-time, 39 weeks per year
Contract Hours: 31.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday
About the role
We are growing! If you have a passion for working and enabling young people with autism to achieve their potential then we have the job for you!
The Springfields Academy is a Reach South Academy for young people aged 4-19 with autism, we are proud to hold the NAS Advanced specialist award and to be recognised as an Ofsted good school. We have 210 pupils at our site in Calne. Our goal is to build safe, independent lives for autistic young people through support, understanding and enablement.
We are looking for an Autism Support Worker (ASW) to work alongside the teacher to deliver a personalised autism friendly academic and social skills curriculum.
Springfields is a fantastic, vibrant and caring community that engages pupils and develops positive attitudes to learning. Our autism approach is accessed by all our pupils and is personalised to meet specific needs. All our pupils have an education, health and care plan.
We are committed to investing in the continued professional development of all our staff. As an Autism Support Worker you will get a full autism induction package, the opportunity to achieve Elklan qualifications at level 2 or 3, access ELSA training with ongoing supervision, a termly professional development program linked to the needs of your role, alongside the opportunity to access training with external providers such as A Fest, our festival of learning celebrating autism. Our goal is to inspire you to be the most inspirational Autism Support Worker you can be.
About the successful candidate
The position of Named Pupil Autism Support Worker (ASW) is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and compassionate individual to support in lessons, interventions and enable our learners with autism.
About the School
The Springfields Academy is a Reach South Academy for young people aged 5-19 with autism. We have 170 pupils attending our Calne site and 40 pupils at our Satellite provision in Salisbury. Our goal is to build safe independent lives for autistic young people through support, understanding and enablement.
The Springfields Academy is an academy over two sites in Calne and Salisbury. We aspire to build safe independent lives for autistic young people through support, understanding and enablement. Additionally, we hold the National Autistic Society Advanced specialist award and are recognised as an Ofsted good school.
We are an acknowledged centre of excellence for Autism; we are highly reflective in our practices, and are continually working to improve our provision and practices. We provide a personalised curriculum journey that enables leaners with a diagnosis of autism to develop skills in areas of need and to overcome their barriers to learning. The drive to build ‘safe Independent lives’ shapes this curriculum and everything else that we do. The Academy has a PAN of 210.
About the Trust
Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 15 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.Next StepsClosing date: for applications is Sunday, 16th June 2024.
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Monday, 24th June 2024.We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

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