Job description

  • Location:
    West Thames College
  • Salary:
    £17,620 - £23,493
  • Contract Type:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
  • Closing Date:
    19 August 2022

Learning and Behaviour Specialist (0423)

Ambitious College is London's first specialist College for autistic young people aged 16-25. Our vision is a future where every autistic child and young person can be themselves and realise their ambitions.

Are you looking for a fulfilling role where you can make a big impact on a young person's future?

Are you looking to take the next step in your career and have the opportunity to work as part of an empowering team and organisation?

We are based in Isleworth and are currently looking for a Learning and Behaviour Specialist to join our fantastic team on the 22nd of August 2022. Your role will be providing high quality support to our Autistic young learners using a person centred approach. You will have the opportunity to work alongside our therapy teams onsite and be creative in and outside of the classroom.

Ambitious About Autism's benefit package includes:

  • A competitive salary of up to £23,491 and reviewed annually
  • Clear progression routes within the organisation
  • State of the art training including person centred approaches, positive behaviour support, medical training and understanding sensory needs
  • Free healthy breakfast available everyday
  • Travel season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme up to £5000
  • Annual staff recognition awards ceremony
  • Employee Assistance Programme, to help you balance your work, family, and personal life
  • Access to free physiotherapy
  • Invitations to Mental Health and Wellbeing Events
  • Continuous professional development including access to coaching and mentoring as well as e-learning and online training courses

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who is looking for an environment to grow, learn and truly make a difference to the lives of our young people and their families.

Start date: 22nd August 2022 (Two week hybrid training induction, on site and at home training). This role is a permanent, full time role.

Working pattern: 35 hours per week - Monday to Friday. 

If you are adaptable, resilient, looking for a new challenge or change and want to make a positive impact to autistic young people please apply today or get in touch with

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

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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West Thames College
London Road, Isleworth, London, UK, TW7 4HS

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Mehreen Ayub

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