Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary
Reference: NewcPsy021
Salary: £385 - 485 per week
Job Published: 10 days ago

Protocol Education is offering a fantastic opportunity for Psychology graduates interested in pursuing a career in education, particularly in special educational needs (SEN) schools in Newcastle and surrounding areas. Here's a summary of the role and requirements:

Role Overview:

  • Position: Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant (Full time)
  • Location: Newcastle and surrounding areas
  • Responsibilities:
    • Providing support to students on a 1:1 basis
    • Assisting in general classroom activities to facilitate student learning
  • Benefits:
    • Competitive daily rates
    • Full-time and part-time positions available
    • Opportunities for career progression through the Future Teachers Programme
    • Immediate start with the possibility of extension until Summer 2024
  • Qualifications and Skills Required:
    • Effective communication skills
    • Ability to manage challenging behavior and situations
    • Genuine interest in supporting students with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs
    • Patience and understanding towards diverse student needs

How to Apply: If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, you can apply by submitting your application. This role offers invaluable experience in the SEN school setting and is ideal for those considering future career paths in teaching or working with children and young people.

This opportunity not only allows Psychology graduates to apply their academic knowledge but also provides a platform for personal and professional growth while making a meaningful impact on students' lives.

If you are intrested we encourage you to apply today! Otherwise, please feel free to email me at with your CV.

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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