Prior's Court was set up by Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose vision of a centre of excellence for children with autism became reality with the opening of Prior's Court School in 1999. We have since grown to support around 90 young people with autism aged between 5-25 years with the opening of Prior's Court Young Adult Provision in 2011.
Since opening, our support teams have grown from around 20 to 500 and we have built a reputation as a leading edge educational, vocational, and residential facility for young people with autism. Working with our young people can be challenging but extremely rewardingJob Description
We are currently recuiting for Educational Practitioners to join our school.
Using our specialist approach, and contributing to a high quality learning environment you will support young people to grow and develop through autism best practice learning, enabling them to lead fulfilling and purposeful lives.
The main purpose of the Autism Practitioner, Education role is to:
- support students in accordance with the School aims and objectives
- provide practical and personal support to students to help them achieve their maximum independence
- assist the teaching staff throughout their day
You will hold a relevant Level 3 Diploma or be willing to undertake a Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools in accordance with the statutory requirements of Ofsted/CQC.
Our Autism Practitioners are the key to the progress and achievements of young people at Prior's Court and we aim to make them feel valued and supported with training in autism along with knowledge and skills they need to do a great job and develop their careers.