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Behaviour Co-Ordinator - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Helen Allison School, Meopham

  • Ref:KCC886-6046-81S
  • Posted:01/02/2019
  • Pay:£18,250 - £26,000 plus £499 Outer Fringe allowance
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:17/02/2019 at 14:00
  • Interviews:w/c 24th February 2019


Help make an Everyday Breakthrough happen by joining our team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Behaviour Co-ordinator in Helen Allison School. You’ll be working with autistic children/and their families in a school environment.

We are a leading outstanding residential school for children with Autism from the age of 5-19 years. Our school stands in the forefront in the education of children with Autism and is described as a Beacon of Excellence (OFSTED January 2017).

When you step into our dynamic and innovative school it is immediately obvious how much staff care about every single student and that students enjoy being here.  Children and young people with autism can present challenging behaviours and you will need the confidence and resilience to deal with these. You will be committed to meeting all of our children and young people’s complex need, holding high expectations; this will involve careful planning, differentiation and often a creative and innovative approach.

If you have genuine passion and enthusiasm to join our dynamic team and don’t want to settle for second best - we want to hear from you.

We need you to be resilient, supportive and sensitive towards the needs of autistic people.

If you have a Psychology degree and an interest in -

• Supporting people to overcome their anxiety to improve their quality of life
• Knowledge of behaviour management interventions relating to challenging behaviour
• Proven experience of working with people with learning difficulties

then we would like to hear from you.

Along with a host of benefits – from shopping discounts to flexible working and a competitive pension scheme - we’ll make sure you get excellent autism-specific training to help further your career.

You may have a personal connection, a desire to work with or real life experiences working with autistic people. You might not have lots of experience yet, but if you share our values and are willing to make a difference to the lives of autistic people, we’d love to hear from you.

Your working pattern Full time.

Interviews will be held: w/c 24th February 2019

If you have any specific questions about the role, get in touch with Amelia Branch, HR Adviser, HAS.HR@nas.org.uk.

The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, challenges perceptions and build a society that works for autistic people.

Visit our website to find out more about who we are and what we do.

Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.


Information about the school

The National Autistic Society are the UK’s leading autism charity. Since we began over 50 years ago, we have been pioneering new ways to support people and understand autism. We continue to learn every day from the children and adults we support in our schools and care services.

Based on our experience, and with support from our members, donors and volunteers, we provide life-changing information and advice to millions of autistic people, their families and friends. And we support professionals, politicians and the public to understand autism better so that more autistic people of all ages can be understood, supported and appreciated for who they are.

Until everyone understands.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Amelia Branch
  • Address:Helen Allison School, Longfield Road, Meopham, Kent, DA13 0EW
  • Telephone: 01474 814878
  • Email: HAS.HR@nas.org.uk

Fax: 01474 812033

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.