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.


IT Operations Engineer

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Are you a professional, polite and flexible individual, who enjoys working closely with a wide range of colleagues? In this varied role you will be a vital part of the Jigsaw Trust’s IT Department, offering first and second line support across the Trust. You will be responsible for day-to-day housekeeping of systems and devices, escalating any support tickets that need to be resolved as appropriate to ensure the smooth running of operations across the Trust. This role would suit an individual looking for a wide range of practical experience, to develop a career in IT.

Salary: £23,000 per annum
Contract terms: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.00 to 17.00. Occasional weekend/evening working where business needs arise
Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays
Free on-site parking

You will make a difference by:

  • Providing high quality, first and second line technical support for IT across Jigsaw School, JigsawPlus and our support functions
  • Completing general user administration, account creation, management and deletion to ensure timely and accurate management
  • Undertaking software and hardware installs, maintenance of printers and end user devices, systems checks and scheduled maintenance support activities
  • Supporting and undertaking ICT project work on discrete matters

You will demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Passion for delivering great customer care, communicating clearly with others
  • Proven ability to work independently and on own initiative within specified guidelines or processes as well as working effectively as part of a team
  • Willingness to adopt a flexible approach to the work undertaken
  • Willingness to undertake training and progress personal development

Ideally you will have:

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Products – Office, Windows 10 (365 specific knowledge would be an advantage)
  • Knowledge of DNS, DHCP, Active Directory and Anti-Virus software
  • Understanding of Outlook/Exchange P Understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • A knowledge of some of the following would be an advantage:- scripting / Powershell and/or automation; firewalls, switches, VOIP and/or wifi; Apple products

Closing date

Wednesday 23rd September 2020.

Interviews are expected to take place in week commencing 28th September 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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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

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Internships (Trainee SEN Teacher & Learning Support Worker)

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Internship placements are available at Jigsaw School in the role of Trainee SEN Teacher and at JigsawPlus in the role of Learning Support Worker. Details of both internships are below with the relevant application form to apply with.

ALL INTERNSHIPS REQUIRE A MINIMUM COMMITMENT OF 12 MONTHS

TRAINEE SEN TEACHER INTERN

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: £16,291 per annum 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)
Annual Leave: 44 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
Free on-site parking

Role summary

Teachers support pupils with autism and related disabilities using behaviourally based instruction and positive reinforcement techniques to accelerate learning. Working within small classes both 1 to 1 and in groups, you will use specialised support plans to help pupils meet their individual needs and achieve their full potential. You will design, plan and deliver teaching sessions to encourage pupils learning and progression as well as improve their social and emotional development. Jigsaw will provide comprehensive practical and theoretical training, alongside a clear career pathway in SEN teaching, within a very friendly and supportive environment.

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 Applied Behaviour Analysis Education Competence Framework

*please note that all training opportunities are subject to the length of internship

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LEARNING SUPPORT WORKER INTERN

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: £17,004 per annum per annum 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

Role summary

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. Jigsaw will provide comprehensive practical and theoretical training within a very friendly and supportive environment. You will work in our Centre for Lifelong Learning as well as accompanying our adult learners in the community.

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 (Applied Behaviour Analysis) Education Competence Framework

*please note that all training opportunities are subject to the length of internship

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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.