Psychology Graduate: Learning Support Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: lsaassabio
Salary: £350 - 400 per week + PAYE no umbrella companies
Job Published: 28 days ago

Are you a recent Psychology Graduate seeking work in a school? Protocol Education are currently working with a local Secondary School in Newcastle upon Tyne who are seeking passionate Graduates to work as a Learning Support Assistant in their school. This is a great opportunity for anyone considering a career in Teaching or Educational Psychology, for example, to gain direct classroom experience whilst being paid in a rewarding setting.

The role will consist of working with and supporting children with Special Needs and Disabilities (SEND), providing 1:1 and group in-class support. Some children may display challenging behaviours. You will be responsible for encouraging the children academically and supporting them with their targets. Experience is not needed for this role. 

You must be available to work Monday- Friday (Full-time) and will need an Enhanced DBS/ be willing to obtain one. You must live in Newcastle upon Tyne (United Kingdom).

We have roles available immediately (pending clearance) up until July 2023. 

The successful applicant will:

  • Hold a university degree 
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have an Enhanced DBS/ be willing to obtain one
  • Be able to work Monday-Friday (term time)
  • Have a supporting and encouraging manner with young children

In addition, Protocol Education can offer you:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • FREE continued professional development training (CPD) including Team Teach
  • Ongoing honest, friendly, and professional support from our dedicated team of experts

If you are committed to working positively to provide the best possible learning opportunities for the schools pupils, Apply Now.

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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