Education 5-14 years career pathway

Both our residents and our day students attend school at Prior's Court during term time. The education team are responsible for our young people within the school environment – building on the waking day curriculum and teaching skills in our classrooms to both individuals and groups. Topics covered include horticulture, art and craft, daily living skills, woodwork, PSHE, physical exercise and ICT.

See how you could progress in your career at Prior's Court when you join our education team.

Current vacancies Join our team See all our career pathways

  • Autism Practitioner

    Autism Practitioners play a crucial role in supporting our young people to grow and develop encouraging each individual to achieve their aspirations and lead fulfilling and purposeful lives.

    Whether supporting young people in the classroom, on an outside trip or settling down to read a bedtime story, you will build an enduring bond with each young person you work with and go home each day knowing that you have made a real difference to their lives.

    Change path here Experience and training Read Alana's story 

  • Autism Practitioner - Education

    As an Autism Practitioner within Education, you’ll be helping to create a high-quality learning environment for our young people to grow and develop. Providing assistance to teachers / instructors and contributing to individual learning plans will enable our young people to lead fulfilling and purposeful lives.

    Whether supporting individuals in the classroom, in a vocational setting or on an outside trip into the community, you will build an enduring bond with each young person you work with and go home each day knowing that you have made a real difference to their lives.

    Experience and training Read Lisa's story

  • Senior Autism Practitioner - Education

    In conjunction with the Teaching Management Team, Senior Autism Practitioners in Education are responsible for the day to day organisation of their team of Autism Practitioners.  Role modelling outstanding working practices and ensuring the health & wellbeing of our young people in their educational settings.

    Using your experience and knowledge of autism care you will support others to deliver excellent outcomes for young people aligned with their individual learning plans and development goals.

    Change for Education 14-25 years Experience and training

  • Trainee Teacher

    Our Trainee Teachers deliver an ambitious classroom-based curriculum that uniquely supports and challenges each young person to achieve their full potential. This includes managing assessment, timetabling and planning of learning as well as leading a tutor group of young people.

    You’ll also provide management and coaching support for our Senior Autism Practitioners in Education, role modelling excellent practice in autism learning and care to develop key skills that support our young people to benefit from lifelong learning opportunities.

    Experience and training Read Claudio's story

  • Experienced / Senior Teacher

    As an Experienced / Senior Teacher you are responsible for ensuring the overall health, wellbeing and progress of each young person in your educational setting. Managing a team of autism professionals and teachers, you will coach and mentor excellent practices and ensure that the provision of learning and care exceeds the quality standards as outlined by Ofsted/CQC.

    Change for Education 14-25 years Experience and training

  • Education Leader

    Education Leaders promote outstanding practice and guide their Teachers to deliver excellent outcomes by providing an appropriate and exciting curriculum that enables the learning, safety and all-round development of our young people and our teams.

    Responsible for specific age groups, each Education Leader takes key accountability for demonstrating outstanding progress in Literacy, Numeracy, IT, Science, Communication, Daily Living skills, Vocational Skills, Sensory Tolerance and Healthiness.

    Experience and training

  • Director of Education

    As part of the Executive team the Director of Education is responsible for creating and delivering the overall organisational strategy for education and lifelong learning. In conjunction with the Director of Care, developing the Prior Approach model and associated autism tools and techniques across all young people programmes. 

    Challenging operational management to ensure every young person and team member is being stretched to achieve outcomes beyond our imagination.