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Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant


Job ID: 6077536

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
£480 - 530 per week

Job Type: Full Time


Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant             

Are you a compassionate Psychology (or related subject) graduate holding a 2:1 or higher from a Top 30 university?

Are you passionate about supporting students with Special Education Needs (SEN), offering them strategies to develop their social, emotional and academic skills?

Perhaps you have some pre-existing experience working in care, SEN or similar roles, and are now looking for your next challenge?

Would you be interested in developing a lifelong career, gaining the skills and experiences to grow into the Education sector or an adjacent industry?

A vibrant and forward-thinking SEN school close to the Parson Cross area of Sheffield is seeking various candidates to deploy in the capacity of a Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant. This well-regarded institution has been on a journey of development and change over the past 18 months, and is seeking to grow its support team ahead of the September intake of new students. Serving a cohort of around 100 students with complex SEMH needs, this school is seeking resilient and empathetic individuals with a genuine passion for supporting SEN learners.

If you think you could assist SEN learners to achieve their academic potential, offering them the support that they deserve, click ‘Apply Now’ or send your CV and Cover Letter to Andy at KPi Education now!

Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant role:

  • Competitive earning potential of £500 per week or more
  • Psychology graduates encouraged to apply
  • SEN or care experience desired but not essential
  • September 2024 start, interviewing ASAP
  • Sociable working hours of 8:00-16:00, Monday to Friday
  • Long-term, full-time Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant role
  • Continuous professional development opportunities
  • Make a meaningful impact on the futures of SEN students
  • Located near Parson Cross with public transport links
  • Kickstart a lifelong career
  • Continuous training, support and guidance on the job
  • Sponsorship for Teacher Training offered to the right candidate
  • Dedicated consultant to support you through your application

This all-through SEN school serves a cohort of roughly 100 students with complex and varied special education needs. Many students deal with ASD, ADHD, ODD and various other needs. As a result, candidates are required to bring high levels of natural emotional intelligence, empathy and compassion to the role. This school is renowned for the support offered to its staff, with continuous training on offer and a particular focus on safeguarding for students and staff alike, making this Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant role an attractive opportunity for candidates hoping to become teachers.

Successful candidates for this Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant role must demonstrate resilience alongside a genuine desire and passion for supporting SEN students. Psychology (or similar) graduates will be in a strong position to interview for this role, and candidates hoping to enter adjacent fields such as Educational Psychology, Speech & Language Therapy etc will benefit from extensive relevant experience and a plethora of networking opportunities with Psychologists, SALTs and other relevant members of the local authority.

This Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant role will afford the successful applicants outstanding professional development, support, training and relevant experience which can readily be applied to multiple adjacent fields. This is an intensive, hands-on role and will be suited to resilient and passionate graduates. If you have a genuine passion for supporting those who need it most, we want to hear from you.

Click ‘Apply Now’ or send your CV and Cover Letter to Andy at KPi Education to secure your interview for this Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant role.

Graduate SEN Teaching Assistant – Multiple Roles – Parson Cross – Outstanding Professional Development


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