Early Years Practitioners

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiast Level 3 early years practitioner to support our specialist nurseries in Pimlico and Knightsbridge, London.

You must have a minimum of 2 years experience working with under 5s, a relevant Level 3 qualification in childcare/ early childhood education and a willingness to learn and develop your skills in supporting children with SEN. Most importantly you must be energetic, creative and have amazing play skills!

initially this role will be a mixed role between supporting our therapy service and helping to run our afternoon nursery

All training and supervision will be provided by our experienced team and Lead Consultant.

Flexible Working Options Available:

  • Part-time

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.00 to £15.00 per hour dependent on experience


Autism Therapists



Blue Sky Autism Project is a small innovative charity providing specialist therapeutic input to preschool children with autism and other developmental disabilities. We work using the most up to date researched approaches and have exciting opportunities for full time therapists to join our Scotland and London teams. We are looking for individuals with a degree (or equivalent) in  child development, education, speech and language, occupational therapy or a related discipline. Candidates must have a minimum of 1 years experience of working with young children, have knowledge and awareness of child development and have a specific interest in autism. Training and certification will be provided to successful candidates. Candidates must be willing to travel.


Job description

Hours: 37.5


Major tasks:

  1. Direct delivery of therapy to children and their families
  2. Development of individualised PRT therapy programmes for each child under guidance of service manager and consultants
  3. Support with promotion and marketing of project
  4. Communication and liaison with parents and other stakeholders
  5. Support with baseline and ongoing assessment and data collection and graphing for ongoing evaluation of programme and service
  6. Support with planning and undertaking small and large scale research projects
  7. Organisation and cataloguing of toys and resources



Graduate qualification (or equivalent) in Child Devlopment/Autism/ Education/ Speech Therapy  or Occupational Therapy



Minumum of 1 years experience of working with children 0-5 and 5-10 who have autism or related disabilities

Knowledge of child development

Experience of using standardized assessment tools

Experience of quantitative research methods

Commitment to completing certification in NDBI approach ‘Play2Talk’- up to Level 3

Ability to act on own initiative

Ability to prioritise and make decisions

Commitment to personal and organisational development

Commitment to the development of all children of all abilities



Therapy experience in home based programmes with early year’s children

First Aid at Work qualification

Training in evidence based NDBI interventions such as PRT/ESDM/ABA



Application Process

Please email us on hello@blueskyautism.com for an application pack