Job Vacancies

Step by Step School is an independent school based on the outskirts of East Grinstead for pupils aged 4-19 with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

We need enthusiastic people to join our team of dedicated staff to deliver individualised programs of education to our pupils of Primary, Secondary and Sixth Form ages. Step by Step School is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
To find out what it’s like to work at Step By Step, click here and view what our staff say about us below.


Step by Step has been a great way
for me to return to work and juggle
childcare due to their flexible working                                 
hours. The School is a fantastic
environment for the children and the
staff have been really supportive. I only
regret not starting here sooner –
Emma  Support Assistant

At Step By Step the people and staff
are so supportive and have a fantastic
team ethos. Working with pupils that
come to our school is so rewarding
and fun to spend the day with – Lucy

What’s it like to be a Tutor

What’s it like to be a Trainee Tutor?

A day in the life of a Teacher.


We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

All applications should be submitted using the application form, which can be downloaded here.  Application Form

Administration Officer:  Full Time, 38.25 hours per week, 46 weeks a year

Deadline for applications – 31 January 2021.

Job Description

Full Advert

Occupational Therapist:  Part-Time,  16 hours per week (ideally 2 days but flexible) 

Band 6/Experienced Band 5.  Term Time Only.  Fixed term contract initially until July 2021.  

Job Description

Full Advert

Annual Review Co-ordinator (Administration Post)

Term time only, approx. 420 hours over the year, flexible working hours

Job description and Person specification

Step by Step School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts at the school are subject to an enhanced DBS check.  Information on criminal records and what is held on police files, can be found on this flowchart.

Any candidates called for interview will be sent the Declaration of Convictions Form, which you can view here.