Psychology Graduate, Learning Support Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PsychGradLSA
Salary: £77 - 85 per day + 12.07% statutory holiday pay + £50 refer a friend + No umbrella companies
Job Published: 17 days ago

Psychology Graduate, Learning Support Assistant.

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Secondary School

£77-85 per day

About this role:

Protocol Education is currently recruiting Psychology graduates to take on the role of Learning Support Assistant across schools in the Newcastle upon Tyne area. This role would be a good fit for graduates who wish to gain more experience in schools or work alongside your degree to gain an understanding of an education-based role.

This role will require you to be based in a classroom setting. You will also be required to work with children on a one-to-one or small group bases. Candidates need to be empathetic individuals who have a passion for aiding the educational development of SEND children. Learning support assistants are also responsible for managing behaviour to ensure the classroom is a safe and enjoyable learning environment.  

Candidates should:

  • Be a Psychology graduate.
  • Ideally have experience working with SEND children.
  • Be a trustworthy and patient.
  • Have the Right to work in the UK.  
  • Have or would be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS.  


  • Continuous work and income.
  • Support from the Protocol Education team in finding work within education.  
  • Assess to a wide variety of courses, including a mandatory safeguarding course.
  • The opportunity to network with schools in the Newcastle area.

If you feel you would be a good fit for this role, please apply now.

If you have any questions regarding the role please do not hesitate to contact Protocol Education, 01912797270.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website 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’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. 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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