In-School Speech Therapist

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? We’re seeking an experienced In-School Speech Therapist to join our dedicated team. This position offers a competitive monthly salary ranging between 20k and 25k, dependent on your experience with autism and Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide speech therapy services to children aged 2 – 10 years with various levels of autism spectrum disorder.
  • Develop and implement individualized therapy plans tailored to each child’s needs.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to ensure holistic support for each child.


  • Registered with the HPCSA
  • 3-5 years of proven experience working with children with autism in either a school or practice setting
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken)
  • Solid knowledge on autism as a spectrum disorder
  • Good administrative experience
  • Ability to deal with customers and have knowledgeable “autism/speech” related conversations with the families of young newly diagnosed children
  • Proficiency in Makaton is an added bonus.
  • PECS knowledge
  • GOTALK experience an advantage
  • Strong track record in implementing effective speech therapy interventions.
  • Self-starter that is able to take initiative and implement systems and procedures
  • Excellent report writing skills needed


  • 20 – 30k cost to company package
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment dedicated to making a positive impact on children’s lives.

If you’re a compassionate and experienced speech therapist looking to make a difference, we’d love to hear from you. Join us in providing essential support to children with autism spectrum disorder and helping them reach their full potential. Apply now by sending your resume to

What level of study do you need to join the Amazing K team?

At Amazing K we only accept applications of people who are busy with their 3rd year of studies and/or who has at least the second year of their degree or who has good experience of working in their chosen field.

Applicants would further more have to comply with the following:
  • Have reliable transport should they want to work in a face-to-face tutoring capacity
  • Have a South African ID document
  • English must be your first language
  • No criminal record and a police clearance certificate would need to be obtained

What types of people are we looking for?

Tutoring is a growing profession but tutoring for the Amazing K Academy is a bit different.


Special Education, Autism Education, Remedial Education has far greater demands and require a skill set different to that many young teachers have.  So we look for tutors from many different backgrounds not just people from a teaching background.


  • The best remedial tutors are those that have incredible passion for a particular subject and the patience to go with it.
  • In our environment people with Art, Music and Dancing backgrounds have great success.
  • Psychology graduates wanting a career working in the ‘learner special education’ teaching or early intervention field.
  • Pre-school teachers or Early Childhood Development Specialist
  • Dedicated, enthusiastic, creative people make the best tutors but when it comes to our environment you will need to learn everything there is to know about Autism Spectrum Disorder and Related Development Delays

**Not currently hiring**

Behaviour Instructor / Teacher
Autism therapist needed at ECD centre in Northwold & Sharonlea, Randburg – RNeg on exp.

Candidate must have:


  • Matriculates Certificate
  • Psychology Degree
  • 1 year experience
  • Passion and desire to further their career in the field of specialised education in an AUTISM early childhood development centre/school
  • Passion for teaching and desire to move from a 1:1 to a group setting

As a behaviour instructor in class – you will work directly with a group of learners with a range of complex needs (social, emotional and communication), to ensure that barriers to learning are reduced and to support learners to achieve their full potential.

  • You will support teachers to ensure that all learners engage more effectively with their learning.
  • To be able to demonstrate a range of behaviour management strategies.
  • To be well organised in respect of resources in the class and the general classroom management.
  • To assist children with toilet training, nappy changing and toilet schedule/hand washing.
  • To help during school events and birthday parties
  • To ensure the curriculum for the class is implemented in accordance with the lesson plan provided by the Lead Teacher.
  • To be able to adhere to the full daily classroom schedule and to ensure that all activities are completed in a calm and organised manner.
  • To work on a 4:1 child to teacher ratio at all times

Only candidates with relevant experience will be considered and/or contacted. Please submit your salary requirements with your application.

    **Not currently hiring**

    Behaviour Specialist
    Makaton Sign Language Therapist / Teacher
    Art Therapist
    Music Therapist
    Montessori Pre-school Teacher
    Graduate Psychology (Honours)
    Remedial Foundation Phase Teacher
    LSEN Teacher
    Early Childhood Development Practitioner

    Who will you be teaching?

    You will teach children with learning difficulties, hyperactivity disorder and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Young children aged 2 years to Grade 3 (foundation phase)
    The students in our program are often children who function at a lower than average academic level, because of a learning difficulty or behavioural problem or disorder
    Some students in our program do however function at a normal, age appropriate level, but struggle with elements of the curriculum such as mathematics, reading or language (Grade R, 1, 2 and 3)
    Some students that are on the autism spectrum disorder are non-verbal and require visual instruction and tailer made lesson plans