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Psychology graduate job in Hayes

Job description

Are you a recent Psychology or Sociology graduate with a minimum 2:2 degree classification?

Are you experienced working with autism and special needs?

Do you live in Hayes or surrounding areas?

Located just 20 mins from Hayes and Harlington, a primary school supporting children diagnosed with autism across the spectrum are looking for psychology and sociology graduates interested in working with special needs to start full-time after the Easter holidays.

The role involves supporting primary children with autism in class and across the school 1:1, 2:1 and in small groups. This additionally will include adapting lessons, creating innovative resources, report taking, liaising with therapists and overall support of pupils in your care.

You will ideally need:

  • Live in Hayes or surrounding areas
  • Be able to work full-time during school term time times
  • Previous experience working with children or young adults with autism and severe learning difficulties.
  • Qualifications in Psychology, Sociology and Social Sciences
  • Confidence in dealing with pupils with a variety of needs
  • Confidence supporting in Maths, English and humanities

Additional experience/training preferred for this role:

  • Trained in autism specialist support (PECS, Makaton, Attention Autism, Elklan and TEACCH)
  • Team Teach de-escalation training
  • Qualified in GCSE grades A* - C or equivalent and/or higher

Successful applicants will need to provide references and hold an up to date child only DBS registered onto the £13 update service.

Teaching Personnel offers all staff:

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • A dedicated specialist consultant to support through registration and placement
  • CPD Courses (Safeguarding, Team Teach, NASEN and Ruth Muskin)
  • Wide range of positions: 1:1, 2:1, day to day, long term and temporary to permanent

To apply for this job, please email your updated CV and a short cover letter based on this position to the email address provided.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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