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Specialist Learning Support Assistant (Autism) Vacancy

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to join our successful, forward-looking Integrated Resource team.

We are looking for an outstanding Specialist LSA wanting to join a friendly team, which strives to give students with Autistic Spectrum Conditions an excellent, supportive and fun learning experience, whilst maintaining great outcomes. We are seeking to appoint an LSA with the skills and experience to not only support students who have a place in the Integrated Resource, but also to build relationships with staff and students in the wider school community to enhance tolerance, understanding and an inclusive attitude towards students with ASCs. The desire to develop a wide range of knowledge within all areas of the curriculum is imperative.

The aim of the role is to raise aspiration and attainment for students with Autism Spectrum Conditions through innovative and inspirational provision.

The successful candidate will: 
  • Have a knowledge and understanding of Autism Spectrum Conditions
  • Be able to work with parents, carers and families
  • Work successfully with colleagues in the mainstream and the Integrated Resource
  • Be well-organised and flexible
  • Be able to use own initiative and work independently
  • Be creative and have a passion for supporting academic achievement for all
  • A relevant degree (e.g. Psychology, SEND) or a specific qualification related to autism is desirable
Post Specialist Learning Support Assistant (Autism)
Contract Type 32.5 hours, 39 weeks per year
Contract Term Permanent
Salary Grade 5 (£23953-£26446 pro rata)
Actual Starting Salary (£17996-£19869 with under 5 years’ service)
Commencement Date September 2022
Apply by Midnight Sunday 12 June 2022
Interviews Provisionally scheduled for week commencing 13 June 2022