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Psychology Graduate - Clayton Based School

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Psychology Graduate needed in Clayton

Are you a Psychology graduate looking to further your experience with Special Educational Needs?

Do you have aspirations of becoming a teacher or educational psychologist in the future and would like to build up your school based experience before applying for a PGCE or other training course?

A mainstream primary school in Clayton (M11) is looking for a Psychology Graduate to help support a number of pupils with SEMH as well as assist those who show signs of challenging behaviour and may have been identified as being on the verge of being permanently excluded from mainstream education.

You will be required to support these pupils on a 1:1 and a group basis, assisting them with any issues they may have and encouraging them to improve their engagement with the curriculum and adhere to the schools behaviour policy. This may also involve offering further support, for example helping them with any learning related issues they have and supporting them within a classroom setting.

The right candidate will have coherent written and verbal communication that aids the understanding of the more challenging areas of the curriculum. The Head teacher is looking for a confident Psychology Graduate who is self-assured and passionate about supporting pupils with SEN. If you're enthusiastic about working with children and are committed to making a difference to the lives of children, this role could be ideal for you.

Role Requirements:

  • Minimum 2:1 Psychology degree
  • Strong academic background
  • Driven to begin a career in Primary Education
  • Dedicated to providing exceptional academic and emotional support to children with additional needs
  • Looking to find first hand SEN teaching experience
  • Supportive and positive attitude

In turn, Teaching Personnel can offer you;

  • 20 years experience within Educational Recruitment working in partnership with a large number of Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools
  • A dedicated, specialist consultant to support you and your needs
  • Unrivalled CPD opportunities including Team Teach, NASEN and People Moving & Handling
  • Work in schools exclusive to Teaching Personnel
  • Full or part-time work to fit around your existing commitments
  • GBP50 reward every time you recommend a colleague/friend to work with us

Teaching Personnel are the market leaders in Education Recruitment across the country. If you meet the above criteria and are able to commit to this position, then please call me today to discuss further – Tajay Bryan on 0161 242 1796 or email your CV to

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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