Current Vacancies

Working at Jigsaw directly impacts individual lives and helps make a significant difference to not only our pupils and adult learners but to their family and friends.

If you’d like to join our extraordinary staff team, take a look at the current vacancies below.

Current Vacancies


Support Worker

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Working as part of a team, you will provide support to adults with autism and related disabilities in the attainment of knowledge and skills that will enhance their well-being, independence and social inclusion. You will work in our Centre for Lifelong Learning as well as accompanying our adult learners in the community.

Salary: £17,004 per annum plus extensive CPD and benefits package
Contract terms: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:00 (Part-time will be considered)
Annual Leave: 23 days paid holiday (up to 4 days to be taken between Christmas & New Year) plus bank holidays
Free on-site parking

You will make a difference to our adult learners by:

  • Supporting participation in social, leisure and educational activities within the local community
  • Encouraging and enabling learning and development in all aspects of daily life
  • Facilitating and supporting learners’ decision making, promoting choice and the ability to reach their potential for independence
  • Collecting, recording and analysing data to monitor progress and improve learning programmes

We offer our Learning Support Workers:

  • The chance to work in a friendly and supportive environment
  • Highly supported training and CPD programme
  • The opportunity to work 1 to 1 with our adult learners
  • Fully funded training opportunities including:
  • Industry training – Crisis Intervention, Epilepsy, Administering Medication, Safeguarding & First Aid
  • Registered Behaviour Technician Qualification (RBT)

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SEN Trainee Teacher/ABA Tutor

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As a SEN Trainee Teacher/ABA Tutor you will:

  • Support pupils with autism and related disabilities using behaviourally based instruction and positive reinforcement techniques
  • Work within small classes on a 1 to 1 basis, using specialised support plans to help pupils meet their individual needs and achieve their full potential
  • Design, plan and deliver teaching sessions to encourage pupils’ learning and progression as well as improve their social and emotional development

We offer our SEN Trainee Teachers/ABA Tutors:

  • A highly supported training and CPD programme based on the principles of behaviour analysis
  • The benefit of working 1 to 1 with pupils within small class sizes
  • The chance to work alongside an in-house team of Occupational and Speech and Language Therapists
  • Attendance of local and international professional conferences
  • Opportunity to complete Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) qualification and gain BCBA supervision

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Minimum Grade C or Grade 4 GCSE in English Language and Maths or equivalent
  • Knowledge, interest or experience of working with children or young adults from 4-19 years with special educational needs, Autism Spectrum Disorders and related disabilities
  • Ability to work as part of a team and build good working relationships with pupils, carers, parents and staff
  • Ability to keep accurate records and reports
  • A positive, patient, caring and can-do attitude
  • Early Years qualified is desriable

Salary: £16,291 p.a. plus an extensive CPD and benefits package
Regular salary progression based on completion of training
Contract Terms: 34.75 hours per week – Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30 pm (Till 5.30 to Tuesdays)
Annual Leave: 44 Days paid holiday plus bank holidays
Free Onsite Parking

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Class Support Assistant

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We do not currently have any vacancies available, however please refer to our SEN Trainee Teacher role which may be of interest to you.


Speech & Language Therapist

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FULL TIME & PART TIME IS CONSIDERED

A fantastic opportunity for a Speech and Language Therapist to join a friendly, multidisciplinary therapy team. In this unique role, you will benefit from fully funded training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge, working 1 to 1 to provide specialist, direct and indirect therapy for pupils with autism and related disabilities.

Salary: £24,907 – £37,890 (NHS Band 5-6) (dependant on experience) plus extensive CPD and benefits package
Contract terms: 34.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 16.30 (Tuesday to 17.30) PART TIME IS CONSIDERED
Annual Leave: 44 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
Free on-site parking

You will make a difference by:

  • Supporting and developing pupils’ ability to attend to people and develop their receptive and expressive communication skills
  • Helping support a total communication environment to include the use of visuals and modified language use
  • Making recommendations and adaptations to the pupil’s environment to support total communication
  • Supporting pupils to develop appropriate social interaction skills with adults and peers
  • Helping to develop functional language skills and independence

We offer our Speech and Language Therapists:

  • The chance to work in a friendly and supportive environment
  • The opportunity of working 1 to 1 with pupils within small sized classes
  • Training in behaviour analysis
  • Registered Behaviour Technician qualification
  • Funded membership of relevant specialist interest group/clinical excellence network
  • Ongoing clinical supervision
  • Relevant training and CPD

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Occupational  Therapist

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FULL TIME & PART TIME IS CONSIDERED

A fantastic opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join a friendly, multidisciplinary therapy team. In this unique role, you will benefit from fully funded training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge, working individually, within groups or via integrated therapy to provide specialist, direct and indirect therapy for pupils with autism and related disabilities.

Salary: £24,907 – £37,890 (NHS Band 5-6) (dependant on experience) plus extensive CPD and benefits package
Contract terms: 34.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 16.30 (Tuesday to 17.30) PART TIME IS CONSIDERED
Annual Leave: 44 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
Free on-site parking

You will make a difference by:

  • Supporting and developing pupils’ daily living and life skills enabling them to access a range of opportunities in the world around them
  • Encouraging pupils to develop self-help skills and promote their independence and wellbeing
  • Helping to recognise and manage sensory processing difficulties and supporting pupils to regulate their sensory systems to enable them to access education
  • Making recommendations and adaptations to the pupil’s space to support teaching staff to create a positive learning environment

We offer our Occupational Therapists:

  • The chance to work in a friendly and supportive environment
  • The opportunity of working 1 to 1 with pupils within small sized classes
  • Experience of planning and running therapy groups
  • The opportunity of working alongside teachers and implementing therapy interventions
  • Training in behaviour analysis
  • Registered Behaviour Technician qualification
  • Funded membership of relevant specialist interest group/clinical excellence network
  • Ongoing clinical supervision support from an Occupational Therapist Consultant

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Cleaner

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In this diverse and fast-paced role, you will be a key asset in ensuring the cleanliness across Jigsaw School in response to COVID-19 in addition to supporting a smooth process in pupil taxi arrivals and departures. You will be a vital part in maintaining high standards by carrying out regular and one-off cleaning tasks across the school, ensuring an effective working environment for all pupils and staff.

Salary: £8.72 per hour
Contract terms: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 09:00am – 5:00pm/ 6 MONTH FIXED TERM CONRACT (subject to change)
Annual Leave: 44 days school holiday
Free on-site parking

You will make a difference by:

  • Providing cleaning support both proactively and reactively, ensuring that all classrooms and school spaces are fit for use
  • Assisting with daily taxis/ parent transport movements and site vehicle access to ensure smooth transitions
  • Maintaining outdoor spaces including school playgrounds and equipment, so these are clean, safe and pleasant to use

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience of undertaking a range of general cleaning duties, completing tasks to a high standard
  • Proven ability to work flexibly, using initiative with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrable ability to perform tasks of a physical nature (often demanding) including twisting and stooping
  • Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a pressured environment
  • Experience working in SEND school environment an advantage

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd August 2020

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date where there is a significant response rate. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly, to avoid disappointment should the vacancy closing date be brought forward.

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How to Apply

Complete an Application Form* (found with the full job description under each role overview) and email it back to us at:  [email protected]  or post it to: Jigsaw Trust HR, Building 203, Dunsfold Park, Stovolds Hill, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8GA

*Please note application forms are Word documents so you will need to download and save offline before returning to us.

 

If you would just like to register your interest in one of the above vacancies and have a member of our HR Team contact you to discuss the role further, then please complete the registration of interest from below.

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Before applying for any of these roles we would ask that you read the relevant HR/Recruitment policies, including Safeguarding. All policies are available on the Policies page on this website or by clicking here.

Jigsaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.   All positions will require an enhanced DBS check (the cost of which will be paid by Jigsaw), ID check, satisfactory references and proof of qualifications.