Psychology Graduate - SEN Learning Support Assistant

13 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
SEN Learning Support Assistant - Psychology Graduate - Thurrock, Essex

Are you an aspiring Educational/ Clinical Psychologist or Speech and Language Therapist keen to work with pupils with Special Needs?

If you are a Psychology Graduate with a second-class degree or higher and would you like to gain further exposure of working within a school setting as you work towards your career goals then this might be the opportunity for you!

This supportive Thurrock school has an opening for an eager and self-assured Psychology Graduate to join their friendly, hard-working team as a SEN Learning Support Assistant.

***SEN Learning Support Assistant role to start September 2018
** Fixed-Term contract for 1 academic year based within a welcoming Thurrock Primary school
***£60-£70 per day, paid weekly (negotiable dependent on experience)
***Psychology Graduate with a 2:2 degree or higher and GCSEs of grade C or above in Maths, Science and English required
***Previous experience of working with children or vulnerable people preferred though not essential
***Accessible school with excellent links available via both public transport and the A13

This SEN Learning Support Assistant position would suit an enthusiastic Psychology Graduate with a 2.2 degree or higher, and a kind, caring approach. The Headteacher is searching for an SEN Learning Support Assistant with a confident approach and a good knowledge of the best strategies to support various learners with additional needs. The ideal candidate will be someone with a natural passion for SEN with a resilient and adaptable personality.

As an SEN Learning Support Assistant, your time will be spent working closely with pupils across the school with various additional requirements, typically those learners with ASD and ADHD throughout the Phases. This role will see the successful SEN Learning Support Assistant work alongside the class teachers in order to develop interesting and effective lesson plans which will be delivered both 1:1 with pupils and in small intervention groups.

The successful SEN Learning Support Assistant applicant will be working directly under the school’s SENCO receiving excellent support and training in order to build upon their classroom skills. A well regarded school, this position will see you joining the staff team as a SEN Learning Support Assistant, working with special needs throughout the school. With excellent resources and facilities this school is held in high esteem, particularly with regards to its SEN provision and as such the school is regularly oversubscribed and is the first choice for a number of parents within the local area. The school is easily accessible by road and offers ample onsite parking facilities.

Apply today for this fantastic SEN Learning Support Assistant opportunity in Thurrock and achieve new heights in your career ambitions. Click ‘Apply now’ and send your CV and covering letter to Ciara Beazley at EduStaff.

Please note: due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted

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