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Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant (SEN)

Are you passionate about supporting students and their needs?

Step Into Teaching are working with with a lovely all through specialist school in Blackburn - BB1 who are seeking graduate Teaching Assistants to work with their SEN students.

The school is very warm, welcoming and friendly in addition to providing a safe, inclusive environment for all students to feel valued and make outstanding progress in their learning. They believe what makes them unique is the expert way in which we create a needs-led provision matched to each pupil's key learning needs.

Job title: Graduate Teaching Assistant

Location: Blackburn BB1

Salary: £410- £430 weekly – Term Time Only!

Job type: Full time role (Monday - Friday)

Starting date: February - July 2024

The Psychology Graduate will need to :

Hold a Psychology degree (2:2 or above)

Have strong subject knowledge within English Maths and Science (GCSE A* - C)

Interested in a career in Educational Psychology/Clinical Psychology/Teaching

Be passionate about supporting children with their learning

Be able to keep children engaged and motivated

Be enthusiastic, friendly and approachable

Have a commitment to inclusion and equal opportunities

Be prepared to work in a busy, changeable environment where everyone pitches in

Be able to work effectively in a team

Key responsibilities within the role:

Assisting students with their learning development, on an individual and group basis

Run intervention sessions with small groups outside of the classroom

Providing support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities

Work alongside classroom teachers to be that extra support during lessons

Have the highest expectation that every student will make sustained academic and personal progress

Does this sound like a role you're interested in? If yes, apply today!

How to apply:

Click 'Apply' and email your CV to Catherine @ Step into Teaching. This role requires a DBS check.

*Step Into teaching is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and Barring service check*

***We aim, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within 5 working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.***

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £410.00-£430.00 per week


Monday to Friday


Bachelor's (required)

Work Location: In person


    £21,320.00 - £22,360.00
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Do you have UK GCSE 4 (grade C) or above in English & Maths (for primary science also required)