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Psychology Graduate Roles - School Based

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Did you recently graduate with a Psychology Degree or similar?

Have you thought about working with young people?

Teaching Personnel are working with a key client schools in the Rhondda Cynon Taff LEA that are currently looking to fill Teaching Assistant roles for the new Academic year in September.

These opportunities are an invaluable to test your behaviour management skills and confidence within the classroom. The role of a Teaching Assistant will often involve working with pupils with challenging behaviour and supporting on a both social and educational level. If you are looking to gain experience to enhance your future PGCE application, or are a future PHD student wanting to gain educational experience then please send over a CV.

Requirements for Teaching Assistant Roles:

-Previous school based experience desirable but not essential

-You will be paid between £54-£60per day

-Having a positive and proactive attitude is a must

-Holding a driving license is advantageous

-The ability to confidently support various situations that may arise

We have found that Psychology graduates excel in this area as they have gained an understanding of children with challenging behaviour and those with social barriers to learning. These roles can be very rewarding and for the right candidate can be the invaluable experience to develop and grow into a well rounded teaching assistant.

The various Special Education Needs (SEN) you may be supporting with include but is not limited to; Autism, SEMH, SEBD, MLD, SpLD, Speech & Language/Communication needs. These needs all have varying levels and types of support required which can mean your personality and skillset will be a challenged on a daily basis.. Here at Teaching Personnel we offer CPD courses throughout the year such as Safeguarding, Team Teach Training and ALN training that can prepare you throughout your journey as a Teaching Assistant.

If you are interested in gaining more experience working with children and becoming a support function for those pupils who may need extra encouragement to stay in education then please send across a CV 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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