Apprentice Teaching Support Assistant Ascent

Feb 9, 2024 | Ascent-vacancies, Vacancies

Ascent College
Fixed Term (18 months)
Term Time (190 Days) + 7 days
5 days per week (37.5 hours)
Pro-rata salary £13,327 (including SEN)

The Remarkable Group has been established for over 50 years, providing the highest quality services for autistic young people. Ascent College (ages 16 – 25) operate a independent specialist college with an excellent reputation for delivering outstanding education and care to young people with Autism. We are the first national provider to receive Beacon status from the National Autistic Society.

We are looking for Teaching Support Assistant Apprentices who wish to develop their skills in this interesting and challenging field.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and ambitious individuals who are passionate about ensuring the best possible outcomes for our young people with autism; individuals who are keen to develop their skills and abilities as an apprentice in SEN and to contribute to the continued development and success of the school and college. 

If you would like to be part of a creative, resilient and award winning team then Ascent Autism Specialist College is waiting for you. Part of your role will be supporting autistic adults in the workplace, community and onsite. We are person centred and keen to further develop our student’s aspirations developing confident, respectful and independent autistic young adults in order for them to live a happy fulfilled life. 

Please contact jullietdoherty@ascent.college to tour our college and meet staff and students. 

Would you like to work in the education sector but need experience and a Teaching Support Assistant qualification at Level 3? 

Would you like work with young people with autism and make a difference to their lives? 

If so, our apprenticeship programme could be just what you are looking for! 

We are proud to be working with Asset Training in searching for enthusiastic Teaching Support Assistant Apprentice’s to join our hardworking team.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and ambitious individuals who are passionate about ensuring the best possible outcomes for our young people with autism; individuals who are keen to develop their skills and abilities as an apprentice in SEN and to contribute to the continued development and success of the school and college. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to work as an individual, using their own initiative as well as being part of a team. 
  • Be friendly and have polite approach 
  • Be self-motivated and enthusiastic 
  • Be honest, trustworthy and reliable 

What we offer 

We offer all staff autism specific training to support continuous professional development together with a clear path for future career progression. Our benefits include an attractive pension scheme, Employee Assist Programme, long service awards, company sick pay and enhanced maternity pay.  

To apply

Please note applications will only be accepted on the official application form emailed to recruitment@remarkable-autism.org

In accordance with recent updates to KCSIE 2023 (Keeping Children Safe in Education) guidance, we will be performing online searches and requesting references for all shortlisted candidates.

Closing Date: 28th February 2024

Interviews: 14th March 2024

Remarkable Autism Ltd operates a safer recruitment process. Appointment to the post will be subject to suitable references and an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check including the child barred list. Remarkable Autism Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.