Autism Support Worker

Location: Sunderland
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: ASC SUN 1
Salary: £83.85 - 100.00 per day + PAYE - no umbrella companies. Earn while you learn, access to training
Job Published: 16 days ago

A Sunderland secondary school is recruiting for a Autism support worker  to work from September 2024 until July 2024.  

This OFSTED graded good school is located close to the centre of Sunderland. It is a short drive from the A19, meaning it is easily accessible from the surrounding areas of South Tyneside and County Durham, as well as all areas of Sunderland.

The  successful ASC  support worker will join a large and supportive SEND department. The SEND provision of the school was noted as a key highlight in it's most recent OFSTED. 

Your role will be to work specifically with school’s new year 7 intake. You will provide 121 supporting to  pupils with Autism/  ASC. Previous experience of supporting a child with Autism or challenging behaviour is desirable. The school is willing to consider applications from individuals with either professional or personal experience of supporting austim. 

The role:

  • Full time (Monday-Friday during term time)
  • SEND support 
  • Autism support
  • Working one to one
  • KS3
  • Sunderland Secondary School 


This is a fantastic opportunity for either an experienced autism support worker or any individual who is keen to make their first steps into education. 

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.

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