Psychology Graduates - Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire
CKs39223_1591710138
Date Posted:09 Jun 2020
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
Competitive
  1. Long-term

Psychology Graduates - Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire
COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face-to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online.

Tradewind Recruitment St Albans work with schools across the Home Counties and continually have openings in schools for Teaching Assistants. Our schools have expressed a keen interest in Graduates particularly Psychology graduates as your skill set is very transferable to working with children, especially those with SEN.

The roles typically involve working on a 1:1 basis for intervention sessions as well as supporting pupils in class as a general class Teaching Assistant. Previous experience of working with young people is highly desirable but not necessary. It will be expected that candidates will have good quality literacy skills and appropriate educational qualifications to be able to meet these high standards.

This type of work will be a great opportunity for psychology graduates to use their academic knowledge in a practical way in an Education setting. You will have the opportunity to work on a 1:1 or group setting with young people with Special Educational needs and support their learning and emotional well-being- this can be a great route into a career in Child Psychology or a SENCo role.



Must have any below:
- Degree or training in psychology or similar
- Training in Counselling/Trauma

Highly Desirable:

- Special Educational Needs Experience in a care or school setting
- Understanding and experience of supporting/teaching young people with Mental Health issues.

Placements in schools vary from daily supply, short and long-term cover and permanent positions according to your requirements and availability. Pay will depend on experience and the responsibilities of the role and is never less than £10 per hour.


Most of our client schools requiring Teaching Assistants require support staff to support their pupils with additional needs such Autism, Physical Disabilities, ADHD, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, Language and Speech, Cerebral Palsy, PDA and attachment disorders.
Benefits:

- Working within school hours: 0830-1530
- Flexible work. (We can offer you work around your other commitments, such child care, study, 2nd Job, hobbies, holidays).


If you would like further information on this role, please contact Cherie at Tradewind on 01727 236 255 or email cherie.kelly@twrecruitment.com



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