SEN Teaching Assistant - West Yorkshire – September 2017
Are you exploring the possibility of working in the education sector, but don’t feel ready for teacher training or educational psychology right away, or need to build up your CV further?
If you are a recent graduate of Psychology and considering a career in teaching or Education Psychology, i-teachers has a number of fantastic roles in Primary and Secondary schools, for you to gain paid experience before continuing your studies. The schools are based across West Yorkshire, including Leeds, and Bradford
The staff at our host schools have proven track records of developing fresh, ambitious graduated with their future career. Our graduates see this opportunity as a real stepping stone to launch their future career in education. You will be working alongside other graduates with similar aims and ambitions, so you will have peers to share the experience with.
- SEN Teaching Assistant
- Primary and Secondary School Posts
- Guidance from experienced SENCO
- Roles across West Yorkshire
- Paid work experience
- Earn £300-£325 per week
To be considered to work with i-teachers you must be a purposeful graduate who has an impressive academic record and a 2:1 or better in your Psychology.
We are looking for an innovative graduate who has a good understanding of how to work with children based on experience gained from a similar role. Ideally, work with children with SEN, such as autism or ADHD, will have given you the prior exposure that you will need for this role. You should possess a caring and motivational personality that inspires your pupils on a daily basis. Our schools want to work with graduates who have a real drive to make a difference. You should have the capability to show genuine empathy and create worthwhile relationships with pupils.
In return you will be given comprehensive training and guidance throughout the academic year by i-teachers and your host school. Modules may include safeguarding, team teach, speech and language and national autism training to name but a few. You will also be able to join an online community of likeminded graduate Teaching Assistants across the country to share ideas and resources with.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work as an SEN Teaching Assistant in a Primary or Secondary school, and use this as a ’foundation year’ to progress onto teacher training or an educational psychology course the following year.
If you interested in a role with us, please apply to register to work in a school across West Yorkshire! Click apply or send your CV and covering letter to Amy at i-teachers.
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