Psychology Graduate - Autism Support Assistant - £23,000

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382377305-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Academics Ltd
  • Location: Guildford, Surrey
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Health and Safety, Social care, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Surrey - Special Needs - SEN - Autism Support Assistant - ASD - ASC - Graduate

Are you an aspiring SEN Teacher?
Are you passionate about demonstrating the value of education to vulnerable children?

23,000 per annum + 1,000 joining bonus

The School

This Autism Support Assistant role is ideal for a Psychology Graduate - an amazing opportunity to put your studies to practice and gain hands-on experience. Many of the children you will be working with face various barriers due to their complex needs, and are more 'at risk' of negative outcomes. You will be instrumental in providing consistency, and equipping children and young people with tools to ensure they feel safe, secure, empowered, and believe that they can succeed in life.

You will be working alongside teachers and specialist staff to support students with learning difficulties, including autism, sensory impairments, physical difficulties, social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs, and associated challenging behaviours. Some of the professinals you will be working alongside include Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Psychologists and Counsellors.

We are looking for a dedicated Graduate to work as an Autism Support Assistant at a lovely school in the Guildford / Godalming area, for children aged 4-19. The school has a deep focus on addressing the educational, social and therapeutic needs of students, focusing on individual happiness and well-being where students can thrive academically, socially and emotionally. The Autism Support Assistant is a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate.

Person Specification for Autism Support Assistant:

  • Passionate about helping children and young people achieve their full potential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Approachable, and able to build robust and effective relationships with students
  • Able to remain calm and resilient when placed in situations of stress or conflict
  • High levels of empathy, caring, compassionate, and a good listener
  • Motivated and enthusiastic, with a professional approach to work


September 2024
Excellent on-site training, support and CPD is provided to ensure safeguarding of all students
23,000 per annum, term time only
No previous experience is required
You MUST have right to work in the UK in order to apply - no Visa sponsorship

Apply now or contact Eleanor Chessun-Lawrence at Academics Ltd, if interested in the Autism Support Assistant role:
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Autism Support Assistant - Psychology Graduate