Early Years Family Practitioner / Senior Early Years Family Practitioner
Location: Bromley, BR1 3RX
Salary: £19,000-£23,250 (dependent on experience) Pro rata for part-time position
Hours: 08.45am-16.45pm during term time, part time and full-time options available
Job Type: Full Time or Part Time, Permanent
Our client is a charity dedicated to ensuring everyone with autism accesses an education which empowers a life full of choice, independence, and opportunity. They do this through positive educational experiences, training for the people who work with them and support for their families and carers.
The charity run Independent Special Schools, offering transformative specialist education for children and young adults with autism aged 4-19. Their Early Years’ Service provides support for families and children aged 15 months – 5 years, while their Post-19 provision offers opportunities to young adults with autism, from the age of 19 up to 25 – preparing them for adulthood with a skillset that enables them to have choice and control.
•To run programmes for children and their parents in the Early Years Provision, gather and analyse data.
•To plan and deliver engaging and stimulating activities for young children in the programme
•To actively support and empower families, explain, and model effective strategies and teach skills to parents during the workshops to develop their child`s speech and communication skills through play.
•To support the Behaviour Analyst and Qualified Teacher as directed, including mentoring, and supporting Early Years Family Practitioners within their roles.
Additional Responsibilities for Senior Early Years Family Practitioners:
•To mentor and support Early Years Family Practitioners in their roles.
•To contribute towards applications for Education Health and Care Plans by writing reports and reading draft EHCP plans, with support from the Behaviour Analyst and Qualified Teacher.
•To take on additional responsibilities as discussed and in agreement with the Behaviour Analyst and Qualified Teacher.
•A-Level or recognised Childcare qualification.
•Good standard of spoken and written English and of literacy, numeracy, and computing skills.
•For Senior Early Years Family Practitioners – Minimum 2 years’ experience of Behaviour Analysis / Verbal Behaviour.
The ideal candidate
•An interest in working with children with special needs including autism
•Experience of working with children and/or adults with special needs (desirable)
•Strong team-player with great communication skills
•Ability to work under pressure
•Passionate and committed to the development of the children within the school
•Willing to learn and work under the supervision of Behaviour Analysts and Qualified Teachers
What the organisation offers
•An excellent in-house professional training programme enabling you to develop within the field of behaviour analysis, special needs, and education.
•A range of fantastic staff benefits.
•Ongoing support from a dedicated team who shares in the vision and values of the organisation and work together every day to empower their pupils and transform their lives.
•Clear career pathways with opportunities for professional development, including funding for training
•For experienced Senior Practitioners working towards their BCBA/UKBA (cert.) qualification, there is a potential for BCBA/UKBA supervision hours after completing their probation period. This is based on competency and performance.
If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable organisation, then please click apply to be redirected to their website where you can complete your application.