The Autism Project

Employment Opportunities

Positions currently available

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Junior Practitioner:

Junior Practitioners work on both a 1:1 basis as well as in small groups as part of a team of practitioner within the Autism Project as well with a wider team of therapists, schools and professionals.  Junior Practitioners are therefore required to be able to work independently as well as in a team.

  • Training is provided and ongoing.
  • Transport Costs are covered.
  • Skill development (external) is provided
  • Monday – Fridays; 8:00pm – 17:00pm
  • +/- 6 hours of contact time per day maximum
  • July and Dec Holidays


  • Tertiary Qualification in the areas of Education or Psychology
  • Previous experience with Special Needs/Autism (preferred)
  • Additional ASD specific  intervention training (preferred)
  • First Aid Certificate 
  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Computer literate
  • Own car
  • Passion for learning and children with differences.

Private Facilitators:

Private facilitators are typically employed by the child in question’s family but are sourced and often trained and supported through the Autism Project.  

The role of a private facilitator varies from family to family but would typically involve some or all of the following:

  • Providing academic or social support for the child at school
  • Attending Autism Project/Speech therapy/Occupational therapy sessions with the child
  • Delivering programme support activities in the afternoons for the child
  • Attending Clinic meetings
  • Providing feedback to the child’s team as well as the family on the child’s day or sessions.


  • Holds a tertiary qualification in education or psychology or currently completing
  • Passion in special needs/autism
  • Previous experience with autistic children (preferred)
  • Own car