N15, London (On-site)
South Tottenham, Greater London
£17,620 - £23,494 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Ambitious College is London's first specialist Day College for autistic young people aged 16-25. We believe that every young person attending Ambitious College deserves a fulfilling, happy and rewarding life. Our educational approach focuses on the individual at all times. 

“I find it very satisfying knowing that we are changing the lives of those who are around us and making positive impacts on them” Employee at Ambitious College

Due to continued growth we are looking for Learning & Behaviour Specialists that will deliver high-quality learning support to autistic young adults to enable them to pursue their ambitions in relation to further education, work and leisure. Learning and Behaviour Specialists support learners' person-centred study programmes in a range of environments.

This is the impact you could have as a Learning and Behaviour Specialist at Ambitious College:

“There isn't anywhere else where my son would be so well looked after with such determination and energy…” - A parent of an Ambitious College learner

"At College, the more I've progressed, the happier I've felt. The college has helped me to develop more strategies in general, testing my social skills and gaining more knowledge before I move on." - An Ambitious College learner

Some of our benefits include:

  • Competitive salary with an annual review 
  • We are committed to CPD, where you can access a wide range of training and development opportunities support your personal and professionally development 
  • Annual staff recognition awards
  • Cycle to work scheme up to £5000
  • Season ticket loans
  • A wide range of wellness programmes both in person and online including: community groups, virtual fitness classes, arts and cooking challenges 
  • Employee Assistance Programme, to help you balance your work, family, and personal life
  • Access to free of charge physiotherapy

For more information on the role as Learning and Behaviour Specialist please find the recruitment pack attached.

Working pattern: 35 hours per week - Monday to Friday.
You will be required to work 41 weeks per year, including two weeks full training in July/August, but will be paid for 52 weeks per year.

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: 11 January 2022
Closed date: 03 February 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: 0340
Tags: Support Worker, Care Management