Psychology Graduate

Date Posted: 23 Feb 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£75 - £76 per day
  1. Long-term

Psychology Graduate

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Are you a recent Psychology graduate looking to kickstart your career in education? Do you have a passion for supporting children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? If so, Tradewind Recruitment invites YOU to join our team as a Trainee SEN Teaching Assistant in Cardiff!

This is a fantastic opportunity for psychology graduates to gain invaluable hands-on experience in a supportive and dynamic educational environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Shadow experienced SEN Teaching Assistants to gain practical experience and insight into supporting students with diverse needs.
  2. Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and behaviour management strategies under the guidance of senior staff.
  3. Provide one-on-one and small group support to students with SEN, helping them to engage with learning activities and reach their full potential.
  4. Collaborate with teachers and other staff members to create inclusive learning environments that cater to the needs of all students.
  5. Assist with classroom activities, differentiation, and adapting materials to meet the diverse needs of students with SEN.
  6. Utilise your knowledge of psychology to understand and support the emotional and developmental needs of students.


  • A degree in Psychology or related field.
  • A genuine passion for working with children and supporting their educational development.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to apply your psychology knowledge in a meaningful and rewarding way!

For more information or to apply, contact Linzi at or give us a call at 02920 329598.

Join us today and embark on a fulfilling career journey as a SEN Teaching Assistant!

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice.
  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College.
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions all available, all local to you.
  • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running.
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer.

4 years
in a row!

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

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