About the role
We are looking for a qualified Specialist Mentor for students on the Autistic Spectrum, who has the ability to support, motivate and encourage students to develop and achieve their full potential. It is imperative that you have experience with students on the Autistic Spectrum in a Higher Education setting. You will have the ability to be sensitive to students’ needs and should have an interest in and understanding of additional support needs.
Main duties and responsibilities
•Provide one to one Specialist Mentoring to students enabling them to develop within their higher education.
•To provide bespoke sessions for each student according to the needs of the individual student.
•Deliver mentoring according to Clarion guidelines and code of conduct.
•A flexible approach to working hours is required.
•Manage paperwork effectively, i.e. completing time sheets and Individual Learning Plans.
•You will be expected to represent Clarion in a professional manner, this includes adhering to our policies regarding confidentiality and safeguarding.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience required
•Able to assess learner’s needs and devise an appropriate Individual Learning Plan
•Understands the needs, objectives and constraints of others.
•Hold a Degree AND comprehensive training in adults with autism which must include
•Competed all 5 NAS core autism online training modules (Understanding autism; autism and communication; autism, stress and anxiety; autism: supporting families)
•NAS tutor-led course ‘Understanding Autism’
•‘Introduction to autism and the SPELL framework’
•Holds a PG Certificate in Autism/PG Certificate in Asperger’s
To apply for this role, please send a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Specialist Mentor (ASD) Application” in the email subject header.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from people with disabilities.