Social Science Graduates - Teaching Assistant

Protocol Education
70.00 - 75.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Education & Training
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
Have you recently graduated from a degree in Psychology or other Social Sciences ? Are you looking in the next steps in your career in becoming a teacher, educational psychologist, speech and language therapist or working in clinical psychology? Do you want to make a positive difference in children and young people's lives?

Protocol Education are recruiting for psychology graduates to work as teaching assistants and behaviour support assistants in schools across Sunderland and the surrounding areas of South Tyneside and County Durham. We have roles to begin ASAP.

As part of your role you will provide both academic and pastoral support to children aged 11-16. You may at times be asked to supervise classes in the absence of the teacher. You will help children with SEMH (Social, emotional and mental health) issues to manage the emotions and behaviour.

Successful candidates will

• Have a patient and understanding approach
• Confident in working with children who may at times display challenging behaviour
• Be flexible and dynamic in your approach to work - no 2 days are ever the same when you work in education.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see (url removed)/FAQs 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'. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers, if your certificates are not within the last 12 months. 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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