Learning Support AssistantAre you a Psychology Graduate? Do you have experience working with children who have special educational needs?Are you looking for a career in...
Psychology Graduates - TraffordCelsian Education is currently looking for enthusiastic Psychology graduates and students, to work as learning support assistants in a Trafford Special School and College for students aged 11-25 with Severe Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties including complex medical needs and Autism.The roles will be full-time on a supply basis with the opportunity of becoming permanent.The school urgently require staff with a Psychology background to work as Learning support assistants with their pupils to enable their learning and emotional support in and outside the classroom. To be considered for these temporary roles the ability to engage and build rapport using Psychology knowledge and academic background is essential. If you study or have experience in Psychology, Mental health, Neuro Science and can use your understanding of child psychology, emotional development and various psychological and special educational needs, please contact us immediately as we have a huge demand for these skills.In these Learning support roles, your primary areas of responsibility will be to:· Support and enable learning with the instructions given by the teacher· Encourage the development of positive attitudes to learning through well-planned support, and other activities· Have a creative and innovative approach to understand and supporting to re-engage disaffected learners in education and overcome barriers to learning.· Support the teachers for class and activity preparationMonitor students learning, social, emotional and behavioural progress against targets and report to the teachers of any positive and negative changes.To join us and be successful in this role, you will need to:· Hold a Psychology/Counselling/Mental Health/Neuro Science degree or equivalent qualification.· Have Special Educational Needs (SEN) knowledge and/or experience working with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties (SEMH); although not essential.· A strong desire to have an impact on the lives of vulnerable young people· Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks · A calm and positive attitude· Excellent behaviour management with knowledge of various de-escalation techniques· A Flexible approach· Good- numeracy, literacy and communication skills· Be able to build strong relationships with both students and staff· Experience of implementing specific learning strategies and routines.· Have a CV covering at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained· Have the legal right to work in the UKWhen you apply with Celsian Education, you get:· Competitive rates of pay· Professional support from our team of experienced consultants· Opportunities to progress your career· Ongoing career advice from a dedicated consultant· Free face to face CPD courses.Plus, recommend a friend who's looking for a new role and we'll thank you with £250 of Amazon vouchers for every teacher and £75 of Amazon vouchers for every teaching assistant who registers and works for 10 days.To find similar roles and register for more fantastic teaching opportunities, apply now or visit Celsian Education.
Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Celsian Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
Celsian Education are proud to operate the Children & Young People Guarantee, if the quality of work undertaken by someone we place has resulted in a negative impact on children's learning within the school then the client will not be charged.