Autism Support tutor

Location: Brighton
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN
Reference: jnlnjk
Salary: £12.90 - 13.50 per hour + PAYE + £50 referral fee
Job Published: 11 days ago

Autism Support Tutor

Are you passionate about making a real difference in the lives of young people with autism? Do you want to be part of an award-winning team dedicated to creating a supportive and nurturing educational environment? Look no further than this exciting job opportunity!

We are thrilled to be working with a small independent day school for pupils with autism in East Grinstead.  Our mission is to help their pupils develop the skills, understanding, and confidence needed to reach their full potential and lead full, happy lives. They are proud to have received 'outstanding' judgements in all areas during their inspection in October 2022.

Position: Autism Support Tutor

Location: East Grinstead   

Hours: Full time

Salary: £12.90 - 13.50 per hour


  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Refer a friend £50 bonus scheme.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students with special educational needs.
  • A team of professional and experienced consultants to guide you.
  • Opportunity to work within a supportive, inclusive school environment.
  • Ongoing support and professional development opportunities through CPD courses and training sessions with the school.

Role Description

As an Autism Support Tutor, you will be instrumental in providing specialised teaching that meets each pupil’s individual and autism-specific needs. You will work closely with students to help them achieve their academic goals and build essential life skills within a supportive school environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in implementing individual education plans (IEPs) and EHCPs.
  • Support students in their learning activities and encourage participation.
  • Help to create a safe, supportive, and stimulating classroom environment.
  • Work closely with teachers, therapists, and other staff members.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, understanding their individual needs and strengths.
  • Communicate effectively with parents and carers regarding student progress.


  • Experience in teaching or supporting individuals with autism is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of autism-specific teaching strategies and approaches.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping students with autism succeed.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

If you are passionate about supporting young people with autism and want to contribute to a positive, inclusive educational environment, we would love to hear from you!

Please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK.

About Protocol Education:

At Protocol Education, we provide quality education solutions and supporting schools in delivering outstanding learning experiences. We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals who are keen to contribute to students’ development and engage in the vibrant school community. Whether you’re an experienced professional or starting your journey, we’re here to help you succeed.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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