SEND Teaching Assistant

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-15587
Location: London, Greater London UB10 UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300 to £400 per Week

Are you a Psychology graduate with a 2:1 or keen to support pupils with SEND & SEMH?

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

Would you love to work in a supportive school setting that places great emphasis on pupil and staff wellbeing?

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

SEND Teaching Assistant

  • Full-time SEND Teaching 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 Uxbridge
  • 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 school has a really lovely atmosphere where students come from a diverse range of backgrounds.  It is a place where individual difference is respected and students are given plenty of opportunities to get involved in whole-school decisions and leadership.  The inclusion team comprises of a committed and passionate existing staff who go to great lengths to break down barriers to education.

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

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

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