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Psychology Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Psychology and Counselling graduates required.

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • CPD training available
  • Excellent opportunities to develop

This role of SEN Teaching Assistant is perfect for an outstanding Psychology/Counselling Graduate who wants to progress into educational psychology, clinical psychology or those who might want to become a fully qualified teacher!

Educating students who have been diagnosed with MLD, SEMH and Autism this school aims to provide relevant and engaging pathways for their pupils. They foster and encourage positive attitudes towards every aspect of school life and support pupils in developing and fulfilling their own ambitions and aspirations.

This SEN Teaching Assistant post requires a hard working graduate who has earned a second class degree or better and previous experience working with SEN children either in a volunteer or paid role. You should possess the confidence to take on new duties and the confidence to quickly overcome disruptions to your day. The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant will have a passion for education and no problem staying late to help with after school activities.The perfect candidate will be able to ensure that their students are receiving enough encouragement to stay focussed and achieve well.

You will guide SEN students through the curriculum and you will lead independent 1:1 session and group activities outside of class. Your SEN Teaching Assistant duties will include supporting the learning of students in classes throughout the school and developing under the mentorship of a SENCO.

For an informal chat about this position, or any other roles we may have at the moment that could be of interest, please contact Ashleigh Cooke on 01482 312042 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the CRB.

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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