Salary range: £27,483 - £29,517 (pro rata) p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week (Term Time only)
Location: Brent mainstream school settings and Brent Civic Centre
Brent Outreach Autism Team (BOAT) Assistant for primary mainstream school settings
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
This role includes providing advice, training and resources for staff who support children and young people with a diagnosis of autism and attending primary mainstream educational settings across the borough.
You will also be providing information and signposting for those accessing the team and working in partnership with parents, voluntary and statutory agencies.
We are looking for are someone who has:
• Significant recent experience of supporting a range of students on the autism spectrum in key stage one and two settings (key stage one experience essential) in mainstream school settings.
• Knowledge of a range of strategies and interventions to support autistic students in mainstream school settings.
• Has high expectations for children and young people to achieve.
• Experience of effective working with other agencies.
• Competent computer and written skills.
• Enthusiasm, open to learning, creativity, a positive disposition and a sense of humour.
• Ability to manage your own time, proactive and adaptable in your practice.
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to be part of a team.
If you have any questions, please contact Clare Henshaw on 0208 937 4634 or email email@example.com.
Closing Date: 27 January 2021 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: 5 February 2021
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.