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Autism Senior Teaching Assistant

(Fixed term contract until Aug 2022)

Birch Wood School has a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join our expanding team

Key Relationships/Liaison with: Assistant Head and Autism Lead Leadership Team, Teachers and support staff


Job Purpose: Supporting ASD provision at Birch Wood School



The successful applicant may be working to support a KS4 young person on a 121 basis with an individualised program and also a group of young people in a class-based environment. Class sizes are no more than 8 students and are very well resourced with high staff ratios.
The successful applicant will be working a highly supported and professional environment where their personal wellbeing is a priority to enable them to provide the high levels of care and educational outcomes for our young people. We welcome applications from individuals with therapeutic backgrounds and are keen to support professional development in areas of expertise.

The post is offered at Grade 8 Paypoints 15-18 (staring salary £18897 pro rata for part time employees)

Term time and inset days (37 hours), 39 weeks per year

Closing date for applications Friday 30th November 2020 9.00 am

Interviews W/C 2nd November 2020 TBC

Applications should be emailed to Renee Downing
or by post to Renee Downing Birch Wood School, Grange Drive, Melton Mowbray Leics LE13 1HA


An application form and Job Description will be available from the school office, on Eteach or downloadable below


Birch Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Application Documents