Protocol Education are currently looking for Psychology students or graduates who are interested in working with children with additional needs. This is a perfect way to gain experience with children for those looking to go on to be an education psychologist or other similar roles.
What is the role?
We work with schools in and around Swindon to provide support staff for children and we currently have roles such as general classroom Teaching Assistant and 1:1, 1:2 or 1:3 SEND support assistant. The children have a range of diverse needs including autism, ADHD, SEMH needs and physical disabilities.
Why Psychology students/graduates?
Having achieved or studying towards a psychology degree means that you not only have an interest but also a knowledge of these diverse needs and ways to support them. You do not have to have any experience working in this field and we are happy to discuss the transferable skills that you may have from other areas.
Which school will I be at?
We have schools across Swindon and the surrounding areas who are looking for staff. The schools will be welcoming and have both a varied curriculum and a team of dedicated staff who will be there to support you in this role.
What are the hours?
Hours are generally 8:30-3:30 however we currently have flexible, part-time work as well as full-time and long-term roles so the hours can fit around you!
Not only does working with us save you job searching, writing applications and going for interviews but here at Protocol, we also offer:
- Competitive rates of pay through PAYE
- Guaranteed work agreements that guarantee consistent work and income
- FREE continued professional development training (CPD) including Team Teach
- Social events including free bowling and pizza nights
- Ongoing honest, friendly and professional support from our dedicated team of experts
- A £50 Bonus ‘refer a teacher/TA’ payment scheme
If you are someone who is reliable, personable, dedicated and passionate about supporting children with additional need, 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.