Cognitive and Learning Specialist

Empowering Learning
Walsall, UK
18 Aug 2019
26 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A specialist school in Walsall is looking for to meet with an enthusiastic Cognitive and Learning specialist who are looking for long-term work within SEND.

The school caters for pupils with ASD, with most pupils having secondary difficulties with communication and some pupils with PMLD. The age groups are 11-19 although pupils are grouped by ability and needs. The school is a challenging one, with many pupils exhibiting challenging behaviour at times.

Team Teach and Advanced Team Teach training is advantageous, but not essential.

The school are looking to meet suitable people for the role over the next week ready to start for September 2019.

They are looking to work with people straightaway but also in September, so please get in touch for more information regardless of your availability.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support classes of ASD or PMLD pupils
  • Work on a 1:1 with children within a classroom environment
  • Liaise with CAMHS, Deputy head and other external professionals where needed

Required Skills & Experience:
  • ESSENTIAL - Some experience within SEND
  • ESSENTIAL - A "team player" attitude with a positive and flexible approach to work
  • DESIRED - Experience with PMLD and/or complex needs

Empowering Learnings Commitment:
  • Excellent rates of pay.
  • Direct links to local schools.
  • Dedicated Consultants who will cater for your employment needs with 24/7 availability.
  • Commitment to quality and safeguarding.
  • 24/7 support for interview and lesson observation preparation.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

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