Aspiring Educational Psychologist


Category: | Reference: ITEACH-4067
Location: UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300-400 per week (term time)

Aspiring Educational Psychologist – Luton

Have you graduated in Psychology with a high 2:1 or 1st from an excellent university, strong A-levels and GCSEs and considering a career in Educational Psychology?

Are you wondering how to gain the experience you need to make your doctorate application competitive? 

Do you see the value of gaining first-hand, paid work experience in a school in order to understand what life is like as a teacher and pupil in today’s classrooms?

A vibrant secondary school in Luton is keen to meet with aspiring Educational Psychologists who are interested in joining their SEN department in a support role.  This paid experience will become a stepping stone towards your dream of becoming a qualified EP…

Aspiring Educational Psychologist – Luton

  • 2:1 degree or above essential. Russell Group / 1st class preferred
  • Experience volunteering/working with young people required
  • Support SEN department
  • Exposure to a range of SEN/SEMH and additional needs
  • Perfect experience for a future Educational Psychologist
  • Earn £300-400 per week (term time)
  • Shortlisting ASAP

Aspiring Educational Psychologist – About the role:

You will be using your Psychology degree and experience with young people to support the school’s SEN department.  The role will involve supporting pupils with SEN on a 1:1 basis and in small groups to maximise progress and achievement.  The role will require you to be flexible as every day will be different.  You will work closely with the school’s SENCO and visiting Educational Psychologist to support class teachers to implement intervention plans for pupils with specific learning difficulties.  This is ideal experience for an aspiring Educational Psychologist to have exposure to a wide range of SEN and gain vital experience for future EP applications. 

Aspiring Educational Psychologist – Person Spec:

You will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) which will enable you to build relationships with all stakeholders.  You will have a strong academic record with a minimum 2:1 degree in Psychology, ideally from a Russell Group University. You will have demonstrable experience working or volunteering with young people and be able to show a thorough understanding of SEN in the classroom. You will have a genuine commitment to pursuing a career in Educational Psychology (or education more generally) and be available for the full academic year. You will be resilient in order to be successful in a role that is as challenging as it is rewarding.   

In order to be considered for this Aspiring Educational Psychologist role – send your CV by clicking ‘apply now’ to Sara at i-teachers or call the office for a friendly and confidential chat.

 

Posted On: 06/09/2018
Recruiter: i-teachers

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