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Autism Training Support-Linwood School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Autism Training Support

    Band D Spine point 5 -6 (£12.18-£12.39 p/h)

Casual hours, as and when training is being provided, term-time only 

 Linwood School is an all aged range mixed, day special school which welcomes pupils from a wide geographical area and supports a comprehensive range of special educational needs including moderate (MLD), severe (SLD), profound (PMLD) and complex learning difficulties (CLD) as well as pupils with autism (ASD).

 We are seeking to appoint an Autism Training Support Person to join our training team and support in delivering tailored training to families and young people effected by Autism. The successful applicant will be highly motivated and be able to work flexibly across multiple sites during term time.  

 The role will involve working with parents/carers, pupils and stakeholders at Linwood School as well as supporting with the delivery of training across other schools in the BCP area.

The successful applicant will be qualified to a minimum NVQ Level 2 in Understanding Autism or equivalent in a relevant discipline. The candidate will have experience of public speaking as well as the ability to deliver training to a range of audiences and large groups.

 There is a genuine occupational requirement for the postholder to have a current full driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes due to the multi-site working requirement. 


Please submit your application form by email to: 

Closing date: Midnight on Wednesday 13th December 2023

Interviews will take place on: 10th January 2024   


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be required to have an enhanced DBS check as well as an overseas criminal records check, if worked or lived outside the UK within the past 10 years. Offers of employment are also subject to satisfactory references, health and right to work checks. 

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.  If the role is exempt, certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed, and if they are disclosed, we cannot take them into account.

 All Linwood School staff are expected to adhere to our policies and procedures in respect of safeguarding and child protection, including Keeping Children Safe in Education and Guidance for adults working with children and young people in an education setting.  

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