Psychology Gradautes - Teaching Assistant

Location: Leeds
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PE11349413
Salary: £1325 - £1600 per month
Job Published: 12 days ago
Graduates of Psychology
Are you hoping to go on to become a Teacher, Educational Psychologist, Speech and Language Therapist or work in the general field of clinical Psychology or with young people in a wider context?

Experience working in a school or specialist educational setting can be invaluable and help you build a portfolio of experience that could ultimately help you get that job you studied so hard for. We have seen many graduates work for ourselves in the past who have then gone on to secure their dream role in this area.....

Are you a recent graduate with an interest in developing your experience in working with students with additional needs? Do you have relevant experience or an interest in working with students with Learning Difficulties, Autism Spectrum conditions (ASC), Social, Emotional or Mental Health (SEMH) needs or PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties).. If this is you then read on....

I am working with several mainstream secondary schools who require teaching assistants for January 2022, full time, and part time contracts are available.

What we ask of you...
• A patient and understanding approach and be able to stay calm under pressure.
• An interest in working with students with additional educational needs such as behaviour and Autism.
• Be flexible in your approach as no two days are ever the same.
• Be prepared to get an Enhanced DSB or have an existing one on the Update Service.
• Existing experience working with children or adults with additional needs is advantageous, however not required

We expect you to do....
• Assist and support with the development and learning of students within the school
• Provide 1:1 and general support to students according to requirements for the day
• Above average communication, numeracy, and literacy skills
• Eligible to work in the UK with a valid Visa
• Relatable references and valid DBS on the Update Service
• Work alongside other teaching and support staff to ensure a safe and productive work environment is maintained
• Be responsible for ensuring school policies are upheld including behaviour and safeguarding

A little about who we are....

Protocol Education connects staff and schools by filling in roles in all educational years from Nursery to Primary, Secondary and SEND (Special Educational Needs). We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education'. A DBS is essential, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for all workers. We necessitate that you have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, if not we have it included in our registration process whereby a DBS application is available at a cost of £40.

Protocol Education has some great perks such as social events giving you the opportunity to build relationships with your colleagues and candidates.
• CPD including Team Teach and a range of other courses
• A strong bonus scheme of £250.00 for every teacher or teaching assistant you refer
• Competitive Daily Rates
• Flexibility

Please apply or register and we will be in touch to have an initial conversation about what we can offer.....

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers, if your certificates are not within the last 12 months.  All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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