Graduate Learning Support Assistant – Aspiring Educational Psychologist

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-20489
Location: Luton, East of England LU3 UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300 to £350 per Week

Are you considering a career in Educational Psychology?

Do you need to gain worthwhile experience in an educational setting this academic year to make your doctorate application strong?

Could you take on a role supporting a school’s SEN/alternative provision department working closely with the school’s SENCO and team of dedicated staff?

An inclusive school in Luton is keen to meet with aspiring Educational Psychologists who are keen to undertake a Graduate Learning Support Assistant role in the inclusion department.  This paid experience will be a stepping stone towards your dream of becoming a qualified EP…

Learning Support Assistant – Graduate

  • Full-time Learning Support Assistant role
  • Graduate role – 2:1 or above required
  • Previous experience working or volunteering with young people essential
  • A good understanding of barriers to education highly desirable
  • Support pupils 1:1 and in small groups
  • Perfect experience for a future Educational Psychologist
  • Earn £300-£350 per week
  • Starting ASAP for the rest of the academic year

The role

As a Graduate Learning Support Assistant you will work with a key group of students at risk of underachieving due to a variety of reasons.  You will play a key role in ensuring they achieve their potential.  These students may be experiencing difficulties and therefore your patience, calm nature and determination will be vital to removing barriers to education.  The ability to build relationships and establish trust quickly will be essential as well as your capability to think on your feet and adapt to the situation as needed.

The school

As you walk around the school, it’s clear to see that the staff are happy and enjoy working at the school.  There is a vibrant atmosphere where both students and staff come from all around the world.  Working practices are cohesive and collaborative and the school creates an inclusive environment where students can learn in a safe and positive environment.  The school promotes a holistic education, harnessing the passions of each individual student and valuing all subjects equally.

How do I apply?

If this sounds like your ideal next step to get a step closer towards your dream of becoming an Educational Psychologist, then do not delay!  This role is starting ASAP so send your CV and cover letter to Sara at i-teachers today!


Posted On: 25/01/2019
Recruiter: i-teachers

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