Head of Autism Support Services Addington School, Reading, Berkshire

Job description

The Head of Autism Support services will lead a small team of support staff working with ASD pupils within our Special school. The successful candidate will be a qualified teacher with knowledge of strategies to teach children and young people with ASD and learning difficulties. They will be required to pass their skills onto others, including taking a lead on training; running both parent courses and clinics .

The role will also include some teaching commitment.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

 Teaching experience of pupils with SEN in either mainstream or special
school setting.
 Ability to promote high standards of behaviour amongst pupils and
respect for others
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Competent ICT skills
 Knowledge and understanding of current educational legislation and
 Qualification in teaching children and young people with ASD
 Understanding of a wide variety of strategies with which to teach children and
young people with ASD

Employee benefits

The post comes with SEN1 allowance and TLR2.

About Addington School

Woodlands Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG5 3EU
Not Applicable
Special School