Join Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) and make a difference in a career that is exciting, challenging and rewarding.
Aspect can offer opportunities for a range of specialist professional disciplines, as well as important support roles within both children and adult service units. Please familiarise yourself with the functions of Aspect Services and if you believe your background, experience and qualifications meet what is outlined in this section, please email us and attach your resume.
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Please note that we are unable to sponsor overseas applicants, and our locations in New South Wales are only those geographic areas in Sydney and regional schools as identified.
What we do
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is the country's largest not-for-profit autism specific service provider. Aspect builds confidence and capacity with people who have an autism spectrum disorder, their families and communities, by providing information, education and other services.
Our services include diagnostic assessments, early intervention programs, schools and educational outreach, behavioural intervention, community participation and a parent support network. We also provide information services including a comprehensive website and an information telephone line.
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are lifelong developmental disabilities affecting each person’s ability to communicate and to relate to others in different ways, and to varying degrees. Individuals typically have marked impairments to social interaction, communication, and restricted and repetitive interests and behaviours, and may have sensory sensitivities.
Careers at Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) include:
- Human resources management and remuneration
Benefits – Working with Aspect
- Tax effective salary packaging
Aspect is recognised by the ATO as being a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI). This means eligible staff can package up to the first $16,050 of their annual income BEFORE TAX for any general living expenses. To find out more, visit our salary packaging company’s website at www.epacsalarysolutions.com.au
- Life/work balance
Aspect recognises the importance of a healthy life/work balance.
- Ongoing professional development
Aspect staff can participate in a learning and development program designed to help people grow and to enhance their skills and knowledge so they can respond to the changing needs of Aspect and the people who use our services.
- “Working with Aspect has been a great learning experience, full of challenges but highly rewarding”
- “Starting my teaching career at Aspect was a fantastic opportunity. The atmosphere of the environment is warm and supportive – the staff are fantastic.”
- “I am constantly learning and developing my skills and improving my knowledge of working with children and their needs. Every day is different and extremely rewarding”.
- “Aspect provides a full induction program for all new staff, and continued weekly support meetings for new teachers. I have a great mentor and am part of a friendly staff team who work collaboratively to share ideas and resources.”
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Diversity at Aspect
Autism Spectrum Australian (Aspect) values, respects and promotes the diversity of life experiences of our clients and staff and the communities in which we work. Aspect maintains recruitment and employment policies and practices which are based on equal opportunity and encourages the recruitment, retention and support of staff from diverse backgrounds.
Work Health and Safety
Autism Spectrum Australian (Aspect) places the highest importance on its Work Health and Safety (WHS) responsibilities and ensuring its workplaces are safe. This is reflected in the inclusion of WHS in Aspect’s governance structures, management priorities, strategic planning and the commitment of resources to support Aspect’s compliance with all relevant WHS legislation and regulations.