Psychology TA

Location: South Shields
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: PSEN14052024
Salary: £83 - 100 per day + Weekly Pay, CPD Training, £50 Refer a friend, No Payroll fee, Pension
Job Published: 9 days ago

Exciting Opportunity for Psychology Graduates - Teaching Assistant Positions Available

Access to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) & Online Training Courses, Free Safeguarding Course, No Umbrella Companies

Full Time - £83-100 Per Day

South Shields


Protocol Education: Teaching Assistant Positions for Psychology Graduates

Role: Learning Support Assistant
Location: South Shields
Ideal for: Psychology graduates seeking school experience or an education-based role alongside their degree

Are you a Psychology graduate looking to gain valuable experience in the education field? Protocol Education is currently seeking Psychology graduates to work as Learning Support Assistants in the South Shields area. This role offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in a classroom environment and support the educational development of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). It also provides a chance to gain practical insights into a career in education.

The Learning Support Assistant role involves providing one-to-one or small group support to students in classroom settings. We are seeking individuals with empathy and a passion for supporting the educational journeys of SEND children. In addition, you will be responsible for managing behaviour to ensure a safe and enjoyable learning environment for all.


  • Valid DBS check and right to work in the UK
  • Interest in working with children, particularly those with SEND
  • Patience, trust, and a calm approach
  • Previous experience working with children or individuals with SEND is preferable

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-to-one support to students
  • Assist with daily classroom tasks
  • Manage behaviour to create a safe and productive learning environment

About Us - Your Benefits:

  • Protocol Education is a market leader and one of the leading education recruitment specialists
  • We work with the majority of schools in the North-East, ensuring we can find the perfect job for you
  • Take advantage of our £50 Refer a Friend scheme
  • Access free CPD & Online training courses
  • Receive professional support from our team of experts in your daily activities
  • Continued support in finding work in education

Ready to kick-start your career in education? Join us at Protocol Education and make a difference in the lives of children. Apply now and start your journey with us!

If you're a Psychology graduate excited about supporting SEND children, we want to hear from you. Apply today or contact us for more information on 0191 279 7270 or email

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.

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