Psychology Graduate within Education

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    State/ProvinceGreater Manchester
    AddressManchester, Greater Manchester

Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

Prospero Teaching are looking for strong and ambitious Psychology graduates to work as Teaching Assistants in SEN schools and Complex Needs colleges in South Manchester. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic graduates with an interest in a career in Special Education Needs.

The role is more specifically working with groups of children with varying learning ability and may have special educational needs. The schools are committed to pupil and teacher development, with track records of supporting graduates through teacher training applications. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to pursue a career in Education Psychology or a PGCE in the future.

Position Details:

Location – Various locations around Greater Manchester
Position – Learning Support Assistant
Type of work – 1:1 work with children and young adults with complex needs and PMLD
Contract or position start date – ASAP
Duration / Likely Duration – Temp – Perm
Contract type (temp/perm/temp to perm) – Temporary
Full time/part time – Full time
Rate of pay – Minimum rate £70
Hours – 8:30 am – 4pm : Mon – Fri (term time only)Responsibilities:

Working with and providing support to children with SEN (Special Educational Needs)
Experience of supporting pupils
The willingness to provide an environment in which pupils can reach their full potential
The ability to build rapports with the children, supporting their social and behavioural needs, and acting as a mentorRole Requirements:

Psychology (BA Hons) degree
DBS (clean and relevant) – Can be obtained through Prospero Teaching
Safeguarding certificate
A committed and enthusiastic attitude to work
Excellent communication skills and the ability to form new relationshipsDesirable:

Previous experience working in primary schools.
Good knowledge of different forms of SEN.

Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:

Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management
In-house Training and Development Team
Long term fixed supply post with a view to a permanent school based contract
Ideal for graduates looking to gain experience within a primary school

If you would like to be considered for this role, please click "apply" or send a copy of your up to date CV to

Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy