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Specialist Practitioner - Autism
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Specialist Practitioner - Autism

Posted 14 June by Weston College Group
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Salary icon £26,760 - £28,288 per annum

As one of the fastest-growing Colleges in the UK, delivering courses from entry level right up to Masters degrees, Weston College is an inspiring place to work. Why not join us as a Specialist Practitioner - Autism?

This is a full-time role, working 37 hours per week.

Day to day duties of the role

  • Proactively delivery the Specialist Support Model of inclusive practice and implement the SEND Code of Practice

  • Planning and reviewing individual programmes of support ensuring all aspects of provision and support specified within a learner’s ILP and/or Education Health and Care Plan is in place and the progress is effectively tracked and monitored

  • Carrying out high quality Initial Needs Assessments and diagnostic assessments along with other appropriate assessments to establish support needs and effectively track progress leading to successful outcomes

  • Arranging and deliver transition programmes to ensure seamless transitions between FE and HE

Required skills and qualifications

  • LDD Specialism e.g. foundation degree in LDD or other specialist qualification.

  • Working Knowledge of Additional Support Funding

  • Relevant and Successful experience in learning support

  • Skills in the development and implementation of Individual learning programmes

For full details about the role and its responsibilities, please view the job description and person specification attached above.


  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • 2-week Christmas closure
  • Potential for hybrid working opportunities
  • Dedicated staff welfare officer and wellbeing champions
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Local and national staff discounts
  • Free parking across sites
  • Various staff committees including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Autism and Menopause
  • Focus on staff wellbeing
  • Wellbeing@weston hub
  • Eye care including free eye test and a contribution towards glasses
  • Annual staff conference with guest speakers
  • Employee assistance programme - available 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Training and development opportunities with a focus on progression

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that Weston College reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Due to the volume of recruitment, we are unable to offer feedback to any unsuccessful candidates.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Reference: 52870215

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