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Psychology Graduate

  1. SEN General
  2. Birmingham
Date posted : 01/06/23
  1. Full Time
£75 - 85 per day

Job description

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Calling all Psychology Graduates! Are you looking for paid work experience? If yes, we would love to hear from you

Are you a passionate and dedicated Psychology graduate looking to make a real difference in the lives of children? Do you possess the skills and knowledge to support students with special educational needs in a classroom setting? If so, we have an incredible opportunity for you to join our team as a Classroom Support Assistant within a special school in Birmingham.

  • Full Time
  • 8:30am – 3:30pm
  •  Immediate start
  • Have or willing to apply for a Child Enhanced DBS

The school believe that every child deserves a nurturing and inclusive educational environment. As a Classroom Support Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing individualized support to students with diverse needs, enabling them to reach their full potential. Your background in psychology will be invaluable in understanding and addressing the unique challenges faced by our students.

  Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the classroom teacher to implement personalized education plans for students with special needs.
  • Provide one-on-one assistance to students during class activities, ensuring their engagement and understanding of the curriculum.
  • Support students in developing essential life skills, including communication, social interaction, and emotional regulation.
  • Collaborate with the school's multidisciplinary team, including psychologists, therapists, and educational specialists, to create a holistic learning environment.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress, behaviours, and achievements.

What We Offer:

  • A warm and inclusive school community, where your contributions are valued and appreciated.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • The chance to work alongside experienced educators and professionals in the field of special education.
  • A rewarding career that allows you to make a significant impact on the lives of our amazing students.


  • A Bachelor's or master’s degree in psychology (or related field) is essential.
  • Previous experience working with children or individuals with special needs is highly desirable.
  • Patience, empathy, and excellent communication skills.
  • A genuine passion for supporting the development and well-being of children.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the diverse needs of our students.

Join and embark on a fulfilling journey where you can contribute to the growth and success of our exceptional students. Together, let's create a positive and transformative learning environment!

To apply, please submit your CV using the link provided or reach out to Siraj to gain more information. We look forward to hearing from you!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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