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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

Step Into Teaching are working together with a specialist school who support students from EYFS to KS5 in an environment meeting the needs of their pupils and students who have a wide range of learning disabilities, including autism, complex medical needs and sensory impairments.

The school caters for children and young people with learning disabilities, complex medical needs and sensory impairments; as well as children and young people with autism.

The opportunity:

All through school - Blackburn BB1

£401 - £440 a week (term time only)

Full time Monday – Friday

Brilliant way to gain hands on experience before going on to teacher training

The successful candidate must:

Hold a degree psychology or related (2:2 or above)

Able to handle challenging situations with ease and inspire and motivate

Be passionate about supporting and inspiring students to reach their full potential and achieve excellence

Be personable, flexible, proactive and able to relate to pupils positively but respect professional boundaries

Hold outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

Have an inspirational and reflective mindset within the classroom

Demonstrate a commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children

These are highly rewarding roles, and ideal for a graduate who is seriously considering a career within education. If this sounds perfect for you, then apply today!

How to apply for the Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant role:

Click 'Apply' below to generate your interest and import your CV to Catherine @ Step Into Teaching.

***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: £401.00-£440.00 per week


Monday to Friday


Bachelor's (preferred)

Work Location: In person


    £20,850 - £22,880
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Do you have UK GCSE 4 (grade C) or above in English & Maths (for primary science also required)