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Psychology Graduate

£70.00 - £85.00 per day + depending on experience
Timeplan Education Group Ltd


Psychology Graduate - South East London

Are you a psychology graduate who is considering a career in special educational needs and disabilities? If so, have you thought about gaining experience as a Teaching Assistant within a SEND school?

The headteacher of this SEND school in South East London is looking to recruit a Psychology graduate to join the team as a Teaching Assistant giving valuable support to students who have been diagnosed with ASD and associated conditions including SEMH. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be part of a team who are working closely with the students in preparation for their GCSE exams with the aim to encourage further education or apprenticeships. Students within this PRU have experienced Social, Emotional and/or Mental Health difficulties and need a nurturing Teaching Assistant to overcome barriers to learning. This is a long-term role with an immediate start.

Does this sound like a Teaching Assistant role that interests you? More information on this role is below:

JOB DESCRIPTION - Psychology Graduate

  • 1:1 support.
  • Cover teaching when needed.
  • General Teaching Assistant duties.
  • Supporting young people with challenging behaviours.
  • Accompanying to offsite vocational program.
  • Located in Bromley close to tram station. Car park on site.
  • From £70 to £80 per day depending on experience

Person specification - Psychology Graduate

  • Graduate 2:2 in Psychology or related degree.
  • Background in youth work or previous Teaching Assistant work is desirable but not essential.
  • Not fazed by challenging behaviour.
  • As a Teaching Assistant you will be a role model.
  • Team Teach or similar holistic de-escalation training also an advantage
  • A positive, flexible and calm approach.
  • Able to offer extra curriculum subjects

SCHOOL INFORMATION - Psychology Graduate

  • Small classes of no more than 8, with 2 adults in room.
  • All staff are valued and given lots of opportunity for CPD
  • Working closely with the SLT team and outside agencies.

Time Plan Education Ltd is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation. Please note that successful applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you are interested in this position, then please submit your CV today and contact Hannah Ferguson on 02083718000.