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Graduate Learning Support Assistant

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-15589
Location: Watford, East of England WD17 UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300 to £400 per Week

Have you graduated with a degree in Psychology (2:1 or above) and are interested in a career working with young people with SEND & SEMH?

You might be considering a career in Educational Psychology, teaching or social work?

Would you like to begin your journey as a Graduate Learning Support Assistant working in a supportive school in Watford?

If so then please read on!  This Watford secondary school is looking to appoint a talented Psychology graduate to provide essential learning support to their pupils with SEND & SEMH.

Graduate Learning Support Assistant

  • Full-time Learning Support Assistant
  • Graduate role – 2:1 degree or higher in Psychology
  • Previous experience working or volunteering with young people essential
  • Sound knowledge of Special Educational Needs in the classroom
  • Support pupils with SEN 1:1 and in small groups
  • Ideal experience for teaching, EP or social work
  • Opportunity to progress to school-based teacher training
  • Located in Watford
  • Earn £300-400 per week
  • Shortlisting ASAP

This role will see you providing essential support to pupils with Special Educational Needs.  You will work closely with the school’s SENCO and visiting Educational Psychologist to carry out individualised learning plans for pupils.  You will liaise with class teachers to report on pupil progress.  You may also be working with pupils who have behavioural, emotional and mental issues.  You will need to be compassionate, driven and resilient with a genuine passion for supporting pupils experiencing barriers to education.

Strong communication and a good initiative are key to succeeding in this role.  You must have a Psychology degree along with excellent A levels and GCSEs.  It is essential you have shown commitment to supporting young people previously, either in a paid or voluntary capacity.

In this role, each day will be different and it will be as rewarding as it is challenging.  Crucially, you will be adding to your skills portfolio ensuring a competitive application should you pursue Educational Psychology, teaching or social work.

This highly-regarded secondary school is focused on encouraging pupils to be well-rounded, global citizens.  Great importance is placed on academic progress but also on a holistic style of education where students have a chance to harness passions and participate in extra-curricular activities that enrichen the curriculum.  SEND provision is exemplary in the school making this an ideal place for an aspiring SEND teacher, EP or social worker to begin their careers.

Sound interesting?  Apply today by sending your CV and cover letter to Sara at i-teachers as we are shortlisting for this Graduate Learning Support Assistant role ASAP. 

Posted On: 11/01/2019
Recruiter: i-teachers




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