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Psychology grad teaching assistant -Salford (M7) primary school

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Psychology grad teaching assistant - Salford (M7) primary school

Are you a psychology Graduate who is looking to take the next step in your educational journey?

A main stream primary school in the Salford area (M7) is currently searched for a psychology graduate with previous experience working with children to join their SEN team. The Head Teacher is looking for a psychology graduate for a teaching assistant role working with a number of SEN roles across Key Stage 1 and 2. This role will involve 1:1 support with children with social and emotional needs, pupils with speech and language difficulties and other special educational needs.

A successful applicant should:

  • Hold either an psychology or similar based degree
  • Have experience working with young children
  • Have a caring and understanding nature
  • Have strong communication skills

The role will be perfect for someone looking to do a PGCE course or pursue a career in educational psychology in the future. If you want more experience in a primary school working with pupils from a number of age groups and backgrounds then this is the perfect opportunity.

This Salford primary school has a specialised SEN provision and the school want a psychology grad to use their theoretical knowledge to help build relationships with the pupil's in the provision, support and build their confidence and raise their academic attainment.

  • Salford (M7) primary school
  • £14000 - £18000 pro rata
  • Start date - 25th February 2019

This Salford Primary School is graded 'GOOD' by Ofsted and has excellent facilities for the staff to use including an ASC and SLCN provision. The school also has an excellent leadership team and can provide CPD training to support all candidates on their educational learning journey.

If this sounds like the role for you please do not hesitate and apply today! Please send me your CV at or call me on 0161 242 1792 for more details.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

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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