N15, London

£35,513 per year

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

We are the national charity for children and young people with autism. We provide services, raise awareness and understanding, and campaign for... Read more

Job Description

Are you a skilled Behaviour Analyst who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of young adults with autism?

Ambitious College is an Independent Specialist College for young adults with autism and complex needs. The college aims to enable learners to access further education and to develop skills and knowledge that lead to successful transitions to adulthood where our learners will live, work and contribute to their local communities. Our YouTube clip gives you a sample of some of the achievements this year for our inspirational learners: https://youtu.be/g5hgkqRLNpI 

The role of the Behaviour Analyst involves:

  • Implementing a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) model
  • Assessment of learner ability and barriers to learning
  • Report and document writing including behaviour support plans, individualised skills development programmes and annual review reports
  • Evaluation of programmes through use of baseline recordings and progression data
  • Contribution to Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) and annual reviews within a Further Education context
  • Ensure teaching and learning is underpinned by PBS and that all interventions have excellent contextual fit
  • To deliver training to the staff team, including induction training, Positive Behaviour Support Framework and individualised supports to learners.

The successful candidate will have:

  • BCBA status, or working towards eligibility to sit examination
  • Having an understanding of the Ofsted Common Inspection Framework, and how to embed this in your role alongside colleagues on the Trans-Disciplinary Team
  • Extensive experience of using behavioural assessment tools
  • Emotional and physical resilience to meet the challenges of working in an environment that, whilst being extremely rewarding, can at times be demanding
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering training
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment and to collaborate with other professionals.

In return we offer excellent benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, season travel ticket loans, employee assistance programmes and a generous contributory pension offer. BCBA supervision will be available, as will access to Continuing Professional Development.