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Psychology Graduate - Teaching Assistant

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Did you recently graduate or are about to graduate with a Psychology Degree or similar?

Have you thought about working with young people?

Do you want to support children who may need extra support?

Teaching Personnel are working with a key client school in Cardiff that are currently looking to fill 4 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 or Educational Psychologist wanting to gain educational experience then please send over a CV.

Requirements for these Teaching Assistant Roles:

-Previous school based experience desirable but not essential

-You will be paid between £57-£65per 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. The school will be looking to interview & trial potential candidates before the end of the June so please get In touch ASAP in order to be put forward for the roles.

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