Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Merton, South West London

Ref: 4181Friday 9 February 2024

£400 - £450 PAYE Per Week

Psychology Graduate - SEN Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant

  • Specialist SEN school in Merton

  • Full-Time, ASAP Start

  • Salary: £80 - £90 PAYE, Weekly Payment

 

We are currently working in partnership with a fantastic SEN school located in Merton. The school is looking for a Psychology Graduate to join its friendly and supportive team. This position is full-time (term-time only), and to start as early as possible.

 

Highlights:

  • Psychology Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4pm
  • Merton, South West London
  • ‘Outstanding’ special school for pupils with Autism, complex needs, Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), and Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
  • Providing nurturing, fun, and stimulating sensory-related activities
  • Utilising creative arts into their curricula, such as music, arts, drama, and dance
  • Promoting pupils’ wellbeing
  • ASAP start
  • £80 - £90 PAYE; weekly payment
  • An excellent opportunity for those aspiring SEND Teachers, Pastoral Workers, Youth Workers, Child Psychologists, Educational Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, Counsellor, and Social Workers

 

Ideal Psychology Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant:

  • Graduates who studied either Psychology, Criminology, Education Studies or Creative Arts are welcome to apply!
  • Has experience working with children and young people with special needs
  • Has personal interests in supporting children and young people with special needs
  • A positive, proactive, and patient individual who has a can-do attitude and is willing to learn
  • A team player and has great communication skills
  • Being able to build up good working relationships with students and staff

 

Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant’s Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting children with SEN
  • Assisting the class teacher with planning, preparing and delivering learning activities, as well as monitoring and assessing children’s achievement and progress
  • Actively involved in a wide range of activities, promoting the physical, cognitive, cultural, social and emotional well-being of the pupils
  • Actively interacting with children through play-based and sensory-related activities
  • Engaging with children in the hydrotherapy sessions
  • Personal care (feeding and toileting required)

 

If you are interested, please apply or contact Heeji Moon at Parker Smith Inclusion.

 

 

 

 

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