Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

Posted 23 May by Prospero Teaching
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Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

Prospero Teaching are looking for strong and ambitious specialist Psychology graduates to work as Teaching Assistants in Secondary schools across Macclesfield. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic graduates with an interest in a career in Teaching who may have some previous experience in tutoring, although this is not essential.

The role is more specifically working with groups of children with varying learning ability and who may have special educational needs, who need additional support. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to pursue a career in Education Psychology or a PGCE in the future.

Position Details:

Location Macclesfield
Position Teaching Assistant
Type of work 1:1 work with children and young adults with SEN and behavioural difficulties
Contract or position start date Sept 2024
Duration / Likely Duration Temp - Perm
Contract type (temp/perm/temp to perm) - Temporary
Full time/part time Full time
Rate of pay Minimum rate GBP95
Hours 8:30 am 3.30pm : Mon Fri (term time only)
Responsibilities:

Working with and providing support to children with SEN (Special Educational Needs)
Experience of supporting pupils
The willingness to provide an environment in which pupils can reach their full potential
The ability to build rapports with the children, supporting their social and behavioural needs, and acting as a mentor
Role Requirements:

Psychology (BA Hons) degree
DBS (clean and relevant) Can be obtained through Prospero Teaching
Safeguarding certificate
A committed and enthusiastic attitude to work
Excellent communication skills and the ability to form new relationships
Desirable:

Previous experience working in primary schools.
Good knowledge of different forms of SEN.

Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:

Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management
In-house Training and Development Team
Long term fixed supply post with a view to a permanent school based contract
Ideal for graduates looking to gain experience within a primary school

Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy.

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Psychology
  • SEN
  • ADHD
  • MLD
  • SLD
  • KS3
  • KS4
  • Teaching Assistant
  • PMLD
  • TA
  • ASC
  • Support worker
  • HLTA
  • Psychology Graduate
  • BS
  • ESBD
  • hearing impaired
  • complex needs
  • Outreach Worker
  • HI
  • VI
  • SEMH

Reference: 52719023

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