Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

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North West
£9 to £10 per hour
Teaching Personnel
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Are you a psychology graduate seeking work in Trafford?

Would you like to work with children with special educational needs?

You will have access to CPD courses such as Autism Awareness, Team-Teach and Safeguarding

An Ofsted graded ‘outstanding’ primary SEN school in Trafford are seeking to employ a Psychology Graduate Teaching assistant to work on a long term basis as soon as possible. The role will involve supporting young people with additional needs on a 1:1 and small group basis.

This school caters for young people between the ages of 5-11 who have a range of special educational needs such as: Autism, Severe Learning difficulties, Profound and multiple learning difficulties. Some of the children may require assistance with personal care so you must have a willingness to support with this element of the role. Also, some children can become verbally and physically challenging therefore additional training such as Team-Teach would be beneficial. Teaching Personnel offer this training.

The successful Psychology Teaching assistant will have a good theoretical understanding of special educational needs. You must also be a confident and a resilient teaching assistant who holds a genuine desire to help young people with SEN progress.

This is a genuinely outstanding school which offers a great opportunity for Psychology Graduates to begin a career after University. Experience working at this ‘Outstanding’ Primary school will also reflect extremely well on future Teacher training applications.

If you would like to apply for this role please send a copy of your CV to Hannah Besford on the details attached. Additionally please call our office for any further information.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE E.n.g.l.i.s.h & M.a.t.h.s (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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Tel: 0161 242 1798
Contact: Hannah Besford

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