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We are currently searching for a Psychology Graduates to work in an SEN school. The school caters for pupils aged 11-16 many with autistic spectrum disorder and some with physical and language difficulties. As a member of staff within this school you would be involved with classes of between 5-9 pupils with at least one other member of staff also in the room. The curriculum taught has been devised by the school to meet the needs of all pupils regardless of age and is linked as much as possible to the national curriculum.
The successful teaching assistant for this post will be a Psychology Graduate and as a result 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 achieve.
Your role at the school would be to assist the class teacher and possibly support other TA’s in the room throughout the school day. Your main duties will include helping pupils with their work, assistance in group work activities, providing an alternative environment for the pupils to work to promote the pupils progress and help them reach their full potential.
This is a fantastic school which offers a great opportunity for Psychology Graduates to begin a career after university. The school is based in Wigan with excellent transports links.
In addition, you will need to complete all necessary vetting checks including proof of identity, a DBS on the Update Service and producing two recent references.
Working through Teaching Personnel allows for many benefits including
• A team of consultants to look for roles for you and support you in the ones you find
• Access to a wide variety of CPD opportunities
• Flexibility on your working conditions.
If you believe you are the perfect Psychology Graduates and can make support and inspire these young people, please send your CV over today!
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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.
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