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

Requirements:

  • 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

Senior Practitioner:

Senior 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.  Senior Practitioners are therefore required to be able to work independently as well as in a team.  Senior Practitioners are required to manage their case teams, provide supervision for the Junior Practitioners in their teams on an ongoing basis, conduct home and school visits, provide support for private facilitators, conduct programme assessments, programme development and manage their own schedules.

  • 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

Requirements:

  • Tertiary Qualification in the areas of Education or Psychology
  • Minimum 3 years ASD specific previous experience with Autism 
  • Additional ASD specific intervention training 
  • 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.

Requirements:

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

 

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