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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Are you looking to make a difference and improve the lives of those with autism? We are looking for patient and caring individuals to join our team at JigsawPlus, adult day centre, as a Learning Support Worker. You will be working individually and within small groups with adult learners who have an autism diagnosis, supporting their development of knowledge and skills that will enhance their well-being, independence and social inclusion. Using an educational approach and enjoyable learning techniques, you will support our adult learners to succeed and make significant differences to their lives. 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 also 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:

  • High quality training and support (including Crisis Intervention, Epilepsy, Administering Medication, Safeguarding & First Aid)
  • Regular career progression opportunities
  • Opportunity to gain fully funded qualifications (including Care Certificate, Registered Behaviour Technician and Behaviour Analysis accreditations)
  • The chance to work in a friendly and supportive environment
  • The opportunity to work 1 to 1 with our adult learners
  • A role with no evening, weekend or shift requirements

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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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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: £12,469 pro rata (£15,757 FTE) 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

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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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: £9 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: 25 days to be taken during school holidays
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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HR Business Partner

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Are you a person-centered and driven HR professional seeking an opportunity to make a difference? We are looking for an experienced HR Generalist with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude to join our growing charity leading the HR relationship within our school, adult social care or support services functions.

Role summary
Working within a friendly and established HR team, with a strong belief in their ability to make a difference, we are looking for a colleague with the same passion and positivity. Within this role you will have the opportunity to provide expert consultancy to your customer group, providing support across a range of HR matters whilst ensuring our people are highly engaged, high performing and work well together to deliver Jigsaw’s goals.

Salary: £40,000 per annum
Contract terms: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 08:00am – 4:30pm
Annual Leave: 25 days plus bank holidays
Free on-site parking

How will you make a difference?

  • You will be focused on achieving results, flexible in your approach and committed to putting our pupils, learners and people at the heart of what we do.
  • Reporting to the Director of People, you will contribute to the development of the wider HR strategy and partner with key stakeholders at all levels across the Trust to deliver our strategic goals.
  • You will build our people capability from recruitment and throughout the employee lifecyle, using data to track trends and create insights to inform our approach and lead HR projects and initiatives to drive our future success.
  • You will also be happy to be ‘hands-on’, working with HR colleagues to deliver high quality support to the Trust across a wide spectrum of HR related activities as diverse as recruitment, employee relations and payroll.

Closing Date:

Wednesday 2nd December 2020
Interviews will be held on Thursday 10th December 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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Administration Manager

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Are you an organised, efficient and experienced administrative professional seeking your next challenge? We are recruiting an Administration Manager, with a ‘can do’ attitude, to lead the Trust’s administration and front of house teams across Jigsaw School and our adult day service, JigsawPlus.

Role summary
This role provides leadership to the team, championing and embedding changes as Jigsaw grows and diversifies as well as providing ‘hands-on’ support with day to day activities to deliver an exceptional administration service across the Trust.

Salary: £31,000 per annum
Contract terms: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 08:30am – 5:00pm
Annual Leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays
Free on-site parking

How will you make a difference?

  • You will be a ‘hands-on’, team player, who is adaptable in your approach and committed to putting our pupils, learners and people at the heart of what we do.
  • Reporting to the Director of People, you will review administration processes, procedures and documentation across the Trust, supporting your team to meet the changing requirements of our growing organisation. You will build great working relationships with key stakeholders across the Trust and externally, managing enquiries efficiently and effectively.
  • You will carry out audits, produce reports and analyse data to track trends and gather insights, to monitor performance of staff and the service of the team.
  • A ‘hands-on’, team player, you will be happy to support the team in undertaking a range of tasks, as well as offering exceptional line management, training and support to your team.

Closing Date:

Wednesday 2nd December 2020
Interviews will be held on Friday 11th December 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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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), teaching prohibited checks (if applicable), ID check, satisfactory references and proof of qualifications.