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Psychology Graduates for Autism Support

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Psychology Graduates


Full Time 

Starting after Easter

My client in Maidenhead is looking to recruit Psychology Graduates to work as Learning Support Assistants who can assist their children with special educational needs throughout the school.

The new Learning Support Assistants will be Psychology Graduates with a keen interest in special educational needs and a calm and caring nature. You will be keen to follow your heart to help children with special educational needs and this role will be building up valuable experience ahead of you specialising in either clinical or educational Psychology or for some graduates this will be the first move into becoming a School Teacher.

The ideal new Learning Support Assistants will have some experience of helping children or adults with special educational needs although this is not a essential. The school will offer full training from day one. Above all, you must have the right temperament, be able to be flexible and adaptable in your approach and give your undivided attention to the children and the role for the full academic year or maybe longer.

The Learning Support Assistants will be working with the children in class to ensure that the class teaching is absorbed and understood. You will also be required to work one-on-one with the children outside for intervention work, liaising with the educational psychologist and other outside agencies.

The SEN school caters for Primary and Secondary pupils and has recently received a “Good” rating by Ofsted following their last visit. It prides itself on its inclusive approach and the attentive nature in which it spends time to develop each and every one of its pupils.

So, if you are a Psychology graduate who would value this busy, exciting post as a Learning Support Assistant, then please send your CV to or call on 01183271556

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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