Psychology Graduate - SEN Teaching Assistant

Location: Leeds
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: SENDTA SEPT2023
Salary: £400 - 475 per week + CPD
Job Published: 18 days ago

ROLE: Psychology Graduate – SEN Teaching Assistant

LOCATION: North Leeds

Start Date: ASAP

Are you a Psychology Graduate looking to work gain experience working with young people to support your career progression to be an Educational or Child Psychologist, Counsellor or SEND Co-Ordinator?

I am recruiting for a secondary school in North Leeds, who require a Teaching Assistant to join their SEN Department. The school have a progressive special educational needs department, with lots of opportunity for training and development.

This post will involve supporting students from aged 11 years – 16 years, with a range of needs, including Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Speech and Communication needs, Behavioural-Emotional and Social difficulties.

The ideal candidate will have some experience supporting young people with special educational needs; however, the school will provide training and support for progression.

Contract Details:

-          Full time role (Monday – Friday).

-          Term time only – in line with the Leeds academic calendar.

-          Working hours 8:30am – 3:15pm

Benefits of working for Protocol Education:

-          Continued professional development courses offered all year round.

-          A dedicated educational consultant offering career and personal support.

-          Refer a friend scheme, with monetary reward.

-          A competitive salary.

-          Flexibility of work.

If you want to make a difference and support children and young people in an education setting, APPLY NOW or  email your CV to

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.

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