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job vacancies at Jigsaw

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.

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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 brand new Centre for Lifelong Learning as well as accompanying our adult learners in the community.

Salary: £16,291 PA rising to £17,000 PA after successful minimum 3 month probationary period, 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
  • CABAS Teacher I Training and Completion of CABAS Ranks
  • Completion of the UK ABA Autism Education Competence Framework
  • Minibus training

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SEN Trainee Teacher

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Calling all Teachers, Teaching and Class Support Assistants, Nursery Nurses, Early Years Practitioners and Paediatric Psychologists. Jigsaw has a very exciting opportunity for individuals who are looking to develop their careers in Special Education Needs whilst achieving behavioural analytic qualifications and CABAS® teaching status.

Salary: £16,291 PA 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

You will make a difference to our pupils by:

  • Supporting participation in social, leisure and educational activities
  • Encouraging and enabling learning and development in all aspects of daily life
  • Facilitating and supporting pupils’ decision making and promoting choice
  • Collecting, recording and analysing data to monitor progress and improve learning programmes

We offer our Teachers:

  • The chance to work in a friendly, supportive and nurturing environment
  • Support and regular supervision from the country’s leading CABAS experts
  • Highly supported training and CPD programme
  • The benefit of working 1 on 1 with pupils within small class sizes
  • The chance to work alongside an in-house team of  Occupational and SaLT Therapists
  • Attendance of local and international professional conference
  • Full funded training opportunities to include:
  • CABAS Teacher Training and Completion of CABAS Ranks
  • Registered Behaviour Technician Qualification
  • Industry training – Crisis Intervention, Epilepsy, Administering Medication,
  • Safeguarding and First Aid
  • Completion of the UK ABA Autism Education Competence Framework
  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
  • Board Certified Behaviour Analyst Certification
  • Masters in High Incidence Disabilities and Behaviour Analysis

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QTS Teacher

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Calling all qualified teachers! Jigsaw has a very exciting opportunity for qualified teachers who have experience of teaching the UK National Curriculum and are looking to develop their careers in Special Educational Needs whilst achieving qualifications in behaviour analysis and CABAS® teaching status.

Salary: £19,645 – £26,139pa plus extensive CPD and benefits package
Contract terms: 34.75 hours per week – Monday to Friday
Annual Leave: 44 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
Free on-site parking

You will make a difference to our pupils by:

  • Supporting participation in social, leisure and educational activities
  • Managing pupil’s curriculum targets and delivering their vocational qualifications
  • Planning school-wide curriculum such as topic, PE, Food Technology and organising themed days and events such as history week, cultures and languages week, healthy eating week and safer internet day
  • Encouraging and enabling learning and development in all aspects of daily life
  • Facilitating and supporting pupils’ decision making and promoting choice
  • Collecting, recording and analysing data to monitor progress and improve learning programmes

We offer our teachers:

  • The chance to work in a friendly and supportive environment
  • Support and regular supervision from the UK’s leading and internationally recognised CABAS experts
  • Highly supported training and CPD programme
  • The opportunity to work with pupils both 1:1 and within groups, in small class sizes
  • The chance to work alongside an in-house team of Occupational and SaLT Therapists
  • Attendance at national and international professional conferences

Fully funded training opportunities including:

  • CABAS Teacher Training and completion of CABAS Ranks
  • Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) qualification
  • Industry training – Crisis Intervention, Epilepsy, Administering Medication, Safeguarding & First Aid
  • Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) certification
  • Jigsaw graduate training programme
  • Masters in High Incidence Disabilities and Behaviour Analysis

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Classroom Support Assistant

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Do you want to kick start your career in an education setting and have a passion for working with children with Special Educational Needs? If so, we want to hear from you!

Salary: £14,836pa (£11,741 pro rata) plus extensive CPD and benefits package. Regular salary progression based on completion of training.
Contract terms: 27.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday 9.30 to 15.30/ Part time may be considered
Annual Leave: 44 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
Free on-site parking

Role summary

Based in the Jigsaw CABAS® School, you will support pupils with autism and related disabilities within the classroom and break time environment. You will encourage learning progression and social development to help each child reach their full potential. Jigsaw will provide you with comprehensive practical and theoretical training alongside a career pathway in SEN teaching within a very friendly and supportive environment.

You will make a difference to our pupils by:

  • Participating in social, leisure and educational activities
  • Encouraging and enabling learning and development in all aspects of daily life
  • Facilitating and supporting pupils’ decision making and promoting choice

We offer our Class Support Assistants:

  • The chance to work in a friendly and supportive environment where no 2 days are the same
  • Support and regular supervision from the UK’s leading CABAS experts
  • The benefit of working 1 to 1 with pupils within small sized classes

Fully funded training opportunities including:

  • Industry training – Crisis Intervention, Epilepsy, Administering Medication, Safeguarding & First Aid
  • Behaviour analysis training
  • Completion of the UK ABA Education Competence Framework

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SEN Trainee Teacher Internship

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Jigsaw has internship placements available for individuals who are looking to develop their careers in psychology and special educational needs whilst achieving qualifications in behaviour analysis and CABAS® teacher status. You will receive support and regular supervision from the UK’s leading and internationally recognised CABAS® experts

Salary: £16,291pa plus 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 (Tuesday to 5.30pm)
Annual Leave: 44 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
Free on-site parking

ALL INTERNSHIPS REQUIRE A MINIMUM COMMITMENT OF 6 MONTHS

You will make a difference to our pupils by:

  • Supporting participation in social, leisure and educational activities
  • Encouraging and enabling learning and development in all aspects of daily life
  • Facilitating and supporting pupils’ decision making and promoting choice
  • Collecting, recording and analysing data to monitor progress and improve learning programmes

We offer our teachers:

  • The chance to work in a friendly and supportive environment
  • Support and regular supervision from the UK’s leading and internationally recognised CABAS experts.
  • Highly supported training and CPD programme
  • The opportunity to work with pupils both 1:1 and within groups, in small class sizes
  • The chance to work alongside an in-house team of Occupational and Speech & Language Therapists
  • Attendance at national and international professional conferences
  • Fully funded training opportunities* including
  • CABAS Teacher Training and Completion of CABAS Ranks
  • Registered Behaviour Technician Qualification
  • Industry training – Crisis Intervention, Epilepsy, Administering Medication, Safeguarding & First Aid
  • Completion of the UK ABA Autism Education Competence Framework
    *please note that all training opportunities are subject to the length of internship

Closing Date: ongoing
We reserve the right to close this vacancy 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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Support Worker Internship

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Jigsaw has internship placements available for individuals who are looking to develop their careers in psychology and social care whilst achieving qualifications in behaviour analysis and CABAS® teaching status. You will receive support and regular supervision from the UK’s leading and internationally recognised CABAS® experts

Salary: £16,291pa rising to £17,000pa after successful minimum 3 month probationary period, plus extensive CPD and benefits package
Contract terms: 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:00
Annual Leave: 23 days paid holiday (up to 4 days to be taken between Christmas & New Year) plus bank holidays
Free on-site parking

ALL INTERNSHIPS REQUIRE A MINIMUM COMMITMENT OF 6 MONTHS

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
  • Support and regular supervision from the UK’s leading and internationally recognised CABAS experts
  • Highly supported training and CPD programme
  • The opportunity to work 1 to 1 with our adult learners
  • Fully funded training opportunities* including
  • Care Certificate
  • Industry training – Crisis Intervention, Epilepsy, Administering Medication, Safeguarding & First Aid
  • Registered Behaviour Technician Qualification
  • CABAS Teacher I Training and Completion of CABAS Ranks
  • Completion of the UK ABA Autism Education Competence Framework
  • Minibus training*please note that all training opportunities are subject to the length of internship

Closing Date: ongoing
We reserve the right to close this vacancy 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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Speech and Language Therapist

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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: £24,214 – £34,872 (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 may also be 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 pupils’ 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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How to Apply

You can either:

a) Register your interest on the form above and we will contact you;

or

b) 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: Human Resources (Recruitment Team), Jigsaw Trust, 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.

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.