Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant - South West London

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - South West London

Ref: 5509Friday 24 May 2024

£90 - £100 PAYE, Weekly Payment

Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

Merton, South West London

Full-Time (Mondays 8:30am - 4:30pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30am - 3:45pm, Fridays 8:30am - 3:30pm)

Salary: £90 - £100 PAYE per day, Weekly Payment

ASAP Start

 

I am currently working in partnership with a prestigious SEN school located in Merton, South West London. The school is looking for a Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant to join their friendly and supportive team. This position is full-time (term-time only) and ASAP start.

 

Highlights:

  • Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 4pm 
  • Merton, South West London
  • ‘Outstanding’ special school for pupils aged between 3 and 19
  • Providing fun and stimulating sensory-related activities
  • Utilising creative arts into their curricula, such as music, arts, drama, and dance
  • Promoting pupils’ wellbeing
  • ASAP start
  • £90 - £100 PAYE; weekly payment
  • Opportunities to become a permanent staff

 

Ideal Psychology Graduate 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 good working relationships with students and staff

 

Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant's Main Responsibilities

  • Supporting children with Autism/ASC, complex needs, and Severe to Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (SLD/PMLD)
  • 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

 

Some of our students are non-verbal and with such a wide range of learning difficulties. Students are supported by a multidisciplinary team including Physiotherapists, Art Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech and Language Therapists. Some students may also have physical disabilities and are wheelchair users. Being able to use Makaton (sign language) or PECs is ideal. Personal Care (feeding and toileting) and hydrotherapy are required as this is a part of the job.

 

Why work with Parker Smith Inclusion? 

  • Over 250+ FIVE STAR Google reviews
  • We have access to a wider range of job opportunities including vacancies that haven't been advertised yet :We have partnerships with multiple schools, Local Authorities, and educational organisations and can provide you with access to a wider range of job opportunities.
  • Expertise in the SEND education industry with an ethical and transparent approach: we have specialist knowledge and experience in the SEND education industry, including an understanding of school hiring practices and requirements, which can help you navigate the job search process more effectively.
  • Assistance with CV and application materials:  we can provide guidance on preparing effective resumes and application materials, which can help you to stand out to schools
  • Transfer to a permanent contract after 2 terms
  • One application - Multiple Opportunities: are you too busy to fill out lots of different application forms? register with us and only fill out one form
  • Continued support in your role: we can provide continued support throughout the job search process, even after a job offer has been made

 

 

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Get in touch by applying to this advert or emailing isy@psinclusion.co.uk

 

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