Autism Support Worker

Location: Sunderland
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: ASCSUN19062024
Salary: £83 - 100 per day
Job Published: 27 days ago

Autism Support Worker

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and competent Autism Support Worker to join a reputable SEN school in Sunderland that caters to pupils on the Autistic spectrum and with complex needs. This role is 5 days per week throughout the academic year, providing consistency for students to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting children with autism on an individual and group basis.
  • Assisting with in-class activities and assignments.
  • Implementing effective behaviour management strategies.
  • Assisting students with their daily routines.
  • Creating and maintaining individualised Education Health Care Plans (EHCPs).

The school prides itself on its excellent reputation and highly skilled, dedicated team. Working together, they provide an exciting, tailored curriculum to meet the individual needs of each student. The school's safe, caring, and supportive environment promotes student happiness and success.


  • Experience as an Autism Teaching Assistant or Support Worker (preferred but not required).
  • A positive and encouraging attitude.
  • Experience with behaviour management strategies.

Why work with us?

  • Full-time positions available.
  • Opportunity to expand your knowledge of the national curriculum.
  • Ideal for graduates with a background in Special Education Needs (SEN) looking to pursue a career in education.

Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and must possess an up-to-date Enhanced DBS or be willing to apply for one through us. Alternatively, please email lewis at

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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