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Psychology Graduate Required

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Are you a Psychology Graduate looking to gain experience within a school located in the Wigan area? Do you have a passion for supporting pupils? Are you looking to make a difference in pupils learning journeys?

If so a Good school as rated by Ofsted, located in the Wigan area is currently looking to appoint a graduate teaching assistant to support pupils across their year 5 class. Pupils within the class have some behavioural needs and have difficulties building relationships with others.

A successful applicant should:

  • Hold either an educational or psychological degree
  • Have experience working with pupils on a 1:1 or small group basis
  • Have a caring and understanding nature
  • Be approachable
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be experienced or have techniques in order to support pupils with behavioural difficulties
  • Be adaptable
  • Be able to support the school ethos and be able to become part of a strong supportive team

This role is perfect for any graduate looking to go on to complete a PGCE or who is looking to gain further experience of working within school in order to pursue a career in educational psychology.

If you would like to join a school that aims to create an inclusive environment that supports the needs of all pupils and staff and really looks o support staff in any further development they may want to pursue.

Also by working with Teaching Personnel, which has existed since 1996, you will be given access to the 'CPD Academy', which is great for those looking to develop their skills and aspiring teachers. Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a number of leading, nationally recognised CPD providers such as the National Association of SEN, Christ the King Primary School and St. Patrick's Roman Catholic High School to deliver an extensive range of career developing opportunities, covering areas such as; assessment for learning, planning for progression, effective behaviour management, teaching for learning, using data, SEND, effective adult learning support, supporting pupils with BESD, Safeguarding, etc.

If this sounds like the role for you please do not hesitate and apply today!

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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