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Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant Needed

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Are you a Psychology Graduate looking to get your foot into the education sector? Teaching Personnel are looking for Psychology graduates to work with a client school based in Newport as a specialist teaching assistant. The students that attend the client school may be diagnosed with autism or co-existing conditions including ADHD, learning difficulties, anxiety, Tourette's syndrome, epilepsy and or challenging behaviour. Candidates will be asked to work on a one to one basis. You will be required to keep pupils engaged and on task to meet their objectives of the day and support in their daily routine. Candidates will be asked to work within regular school hours of 8:30-3:30. The pay will be based on experience, the scale will be from £54.00 - £60.00 a day based entirely on experience.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a Psychology degree or equivalent
  • Have strong behaviour management skills
  • is Team Teach Trained (Training can be provided)
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Have an outgoing personality
  • Be confident
  • Show great resilience
  • Have a passion for helping others

If you feel you have any of the skills shown above please feel free to contact Matt our SEN specialist, we would love to hear from you.

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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