Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

Location: Gateshead
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PGSENTAGH20
Salary: £325 - 450 per week + Free Accredited Training, £250 refer a friend, No payroll fee
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Protocol Education are recruiting for psychology graduate teaching assistants for a school in Gateshead offering a full time role starting in January for the remainder of the academic year (January 2023 - July 2023)


The Opportunity:

  • Psychology Graduates with SEN Experience 
  • Aspiring educational psychologists/ SEN Teachers
  • 1:1 & Small Group work
  •  SEN school – rated ‘Excellent’ by Ofsted
  • Gateshead
  •  Full-time role – Monday - Friday (8:30 - 15:30)
  • £325 - £425 per week

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working alongside the class teacher to support children who need support in the classroom.
  • Supporting children with an EHCP alongside the SEN team
  • Leading sessions outside of the classroom with children both 1-1 and small groups
  • Planning and resourcing intervention sessions
  • Working alongside other professionals to assess childre
  • Supporting children pastorally to enable them to feel safe and secure both at school and at home.                                                                                                                                                                                                


  • Excellent weekly pay, paid into your account every Friday
  • Dedicated consultant who supports you through your placement
  • Guaranteed work, 5 days a week at the same, consistent school
  • Online training courses available for you, FREE or discounted
  • Pension scheme
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Regular reviews and pay increases based on performance
  • Rewarding job with an excellent, supportive team around you
  • Invites to Protocol Education coffee mornings and events hosted for candidates
  • Recommend a friend incentive scheme earning up to £250 per person (uncapped!)

Don't delay, apply today - all applicants will be considered.

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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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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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