Educational Psychologist

Akton Recruitment
Bedfordshire, UK
Closing date
30 Oct 2020

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Akton Recruitment are looking for a qualified and experienced Educational Psychologist to join the local authority based in Central Bedfordshire. You will need to continue contact with children and young people who have special educational needs, learning difficulties, behavioural problems. Working with schools, early years' centres, children and their carers to achieve positive change in children and adults through the application of evidence-based psychology.
This is a full-time contracted role, working Monday-Thursday, 09:00 - 17:00, at a day rate of £440 - £460 depending on experience. The initial contract for this role is due to end 28 Feb 2021 with a view to extend.
Essential Skills:
* Masters Level BPS accredited professional qualification as and Educational Psychologist in England
* Qualified Teaching Status including a DfES number
* 2 years practice as a qualified teacher


* Three-year doctoral training in educational psychology.
* Relevant experience of working with children as an Educational Psychologist within educational, childcare or community settings.
* Understanding of Child Protection and relevant legislation.
* Knowledge of social diversity and equal opportunities and the ability to demonstrate this throughout all aspects of practice
* Ability to communicate effectively and fluently using appropriate style both verbally and in writing.
* The ability to work in partnership with parents/carers, other professionals and agencies.
* Ability to use own initiative and take responsibility where appropriate
* Understanding of Child Protection and relevant legislation.
If you think this role is right for you, get in touch now
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