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Psychology Graduate - Teaching Assistant

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  • Do you have experience working with children who have Special Needs?
  • Minimum 3 months experience working in a school based environment?
  • Have you recently graduated with a degree in Psychology?

If your answers to these questions are YES, please read on as this could be the perfect role for you!

About the Role:

The opportunities working as a SEN Teaching Assistant are endless! This is a full time role, working with a variety of SEN pupils who have: Autism, global learning delay, ADHD and severe SEMH in a mainstream primary school. You will have multiple occasions to have a significant impact on child's improvement and also help her to develop more confidence in social environments. The pupil likes to have a specific timetable of her day, so the supporting candidate should be someone who is willing to stick to this structure and incorporate changes which are planned and made known as early as possible to the student. The school is looking for the right candidate to really make an impact on their vulnerable pupils as they aim to more than adequately prepare pupils for high school.

About the School:

The school prides itself on providing an environment that is both caring and friendly to all students. In addition to this the school endeavours to instil confidence and courageousness to pupils which is developed by bespoke interventions and a key focus placed on student engagement alongside active participation. The curriculum is based on the ethos that learning should be broad and balanced so that all learning abilities are approached with sensitivity and the time and preparation that they deserve.

About the candidate:

SEN Teaching Assistants who are looking for a career change or a new opportunity:

  • Ideally have experience working with SEN children
  • Passionate about having an impact on a child's learning development
  • Have a degree or Teaching Assistant Qualification
  • At least 6 months experience working within a school based environment
  • Open to delivering bespoke interventions

If you believe you posses the competencies stated above please email or phone: or 0208 832 1960

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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