London, Greater London
c.£41,524 – £43,201 (Dependent on skills and experience)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

There is a job and a career for EVERYONE out there…. If this is your mantra, this is the job for you!

This is a newly created post at Ambitious about Autism. Reporting to the Programme Director of Service Development, you will lead the development and delivery of a careers education strategy, working in close partnership with employability and vocational leads across our schools and college, as well as our pioneering Employ Autism Programme.  Delivery of a high-quality work experience and internship framework is pivotal to this role.   

We are looking for someone that; 

  • Is ambitious and passionate about employment for autistic young people, including those with learning disabilities 
  • Has expertise in the challenges that our young people face, be solutions focused and present strongly to a range of stakeholders.  
  • Has worked within careers service development, quality improvement and with a good understanding of an SEN careers curriculum and the Gatsby Benchmarks. 
  • Can implement new initiatives and use relationship-building skills to encourage best practice, innovation and collaborative working. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to create individualised opportunities for our autistic young people to access employment that is relevant to them to thrive and succeed.  

Equal opportunities 

Ambitious about Autism is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

The Safeguarding responsibilities of the post as per the job description and personal specification.
Whether the post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendment to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2021. This means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected', so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS Filter Guidance.

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Posted on: 06 October 2021
Closed date: 31 October 2021
Job ref: 0307
Tags: Advice, Information, Teaching