(Any successful internal candidate will be offered the position as a secondment)
Are you a specialist in the field of Autism?
Would you like a role where you feel that you are truly bringing about change in children’s and young peoples lives?
An opportunity has arisen to join our highly valued Autism Adivisory Support Service as an outreach teacher working across primary and secondary schools in Bracknell Forest. The Autism Service offers support and advice to mainstream schools who are working with children and young people who have social communication differences, including those with a diagnosis of autism. We aim to provide advice, strategies, training and resources to our schools in order to promote and support meaningful inclusion and provide better outcomes.
Because we’re Bracknell Forest
What it's like working in our team...
We are a small and supportive Autism Service, we work closely together and we are committed to supporting autistic children within their mainstream settings in Bracknell Forest. We are looking for innovative team player to support the growth of our service. The job is varied and stimulating with opportunities to develop and deliver training, undertake on-going assessment and monitoring, and work in partnership with our schools to identify and deliver the support our students require. We provide termly planning and review meetings, observation of pupils, support for target setting with professionals and families through school based meeting and during Key Stage transitions. The work is challenging, however, there is time for finding creative solutions, and new ideas are always welcomed.
You will be supported to carry out the following duties, responsibilities and training...
Whilst we are team orientated, you will be expected to manage your own caseload and associated admin. Provide written summaries of consultation and involvement. Write up and maintain records of visits & Planning and Review meetings. Support schools to develop strategies and interventions to meet defined outcomes for individual students, as well as building school based capacity to meet the needs of all autistic and neurodiverse learners. Early intervention is a key driver for the delivery of the service.
The benefits you will experience are...
- Being part of a small and supportive team
- An inclusive and social working environment
- Flexible working opportunities
- Teacher Pay & Conditions
- Regular opportunities for development with internal and external training courses
- A great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre
- Internal sports and social club opportunities
- Discounted leisure centre and gym membership
- Supermarket discount
What we're looking for...
We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and driven team member with a passion for making a positive difference to the school lives of children and young people with social communication differences, both with and without a diagnosis of autism.
Interviews will be held on 16th June 2023
Want to ask us a question?
For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role, please contact:
Mandy Wimbush, Lead Autism Outreach Teacher
Tel.: 01344 354126
As part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified.
We can only accept applications from candidates currently residing in the UK.
Any candidates that are currently residing in the UK and wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.
No agencies please.
Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.