Psychology Graduate - SEN Teaching Assistant

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Psychology Graduate – SEN Teaching Assistant – Newmarket

Are you a bright psychology graduate who wants to start a rewarding career within SEN before going into further education or onto teacher training?

Perhaps you are unsure on what you want to do with your career, but you know that you want to utilise the psychological skills you gained from your degree?

Starting a career today as a SEN Teaching Assistant could lead on to you qualifying as a Speech and Language therapist, training as a Psychologist or even going on to qualify as a Teacher!

***SEN Teaching Assistant starting immediately
***Inclusive Secondary School in Newmarket which has state of the art SEN facilities
***Sensory room, chill-out room, life skills room and specialist outdoor provision for SEN learners
***Long Term, Full-Time role until the of the academic year initially
***SEN Teaching Assistant – £65-£70 per day
***You MUST be a Psychology/Linguistics/SEN Graduate with a minimum of a 2:1 degree
***Previous experience supporting disadvantaged children/young adults is essential!
***Working with the 11-16 age range and supporting students with ASD and ADHD

As well as having a strong academic background and the knowledge surrounding why children/young adults may be expressing challenging/resistant behaviour, you will also need to have the patience, composure and resilience to effectively mediate these situations. A calm head, a thick-skin and a good sense of humour are essential qualities needed for this SEN Teaching Assistant role!

The appointed SEN Teaching Assistant will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and most importantly will have the motivation and passion to work with students who are disengaged from education.

As your role will involve working closely with SEN students, it is essential that you already have exposure working with children or young adults with learning difficulties. This might be from voluntary placements whilst at University or a previous job role.

As a SEN Teaching Assistant, you will play a lead role alongside the professionals within the school in developing both learning and behavioural plans for the key children. The successful psychology graduate will work 1:1 and with small groups of SEN pupils to contribute to the positive development in those pupil’s education.

Based in Newmarket, this Secondary School are warmly welcoming a Psychology Graduate to join their provision as a SEN Teaching Assistant – Apply today to start the process!
Due to the amount of SEN Teaching Assistant applications, only successful SEN Teaching Assistant applicants will be contacted for this role