Psychology Graduate to work at a Secondary School

Location: Doncaster
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: PSPG122003
Salary: £70 - 90 per day
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Are you looking for a job that constantly makes you feel rewarded? Where you are supported by a close knitted team? And are finished working by 3pm?

A large secondary school in southern Doncaster is looking for a Psychology Graduate to work as part of their SENd (Special educational Needs & Disabilities) Team. The role is initially for one year but may go permanent for the right person.

The Role:

You will work closely with students with children with special education needs (SENd) to help them progress both inside and outside of the school setting. This will be with a mix of children and will involve working with some on an individual basis and others as part of small groups. Creating strong connections, you will also be required to help assist classroom Teachers with day-to-day activities while providing extra help to those in need. This is an excellent way to enhance your knowledge of child psychology by using it on a day-to-day basis to help children in a practical way.

The School:

A very large secondary academy based in Doncaster. It is a welcoming and supportive academy, with a real determination to provide the very best education for every child. They place students at the centre of everything they do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning.

The Successful Candidate:

  • Whether you have previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant or are passionate about caring for others this could be the role for you. As an individual you will be outgoing and confident in your abilities to provide the best outcomes for your students.
  • You will hold a degree in Psychology and will ideally have taken child modules as part of your education.
  • It is desired (although not essential) that applicants have extra qualifications such as Moving and Handling, Team Teach or Medication Administration.
  • You will be have the ability to project a strong presence to children and have a professional yet personable approach.

To Find Out More:


“Apply now” or contact Mark on 0114 252 1970

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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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