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Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant - Southampton

Job type: Temp to Perm, Full time

Location: Southampton, Hampshire

£8 - £9 per hour

Recruiter: Prospero Group

Sector: Education

Job description

Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

We are looking for strong and ambitious Psychology graduates to work as Teaching Assistants in SEN schools and Complex Needs colleges in Southampton. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic graduates with an interest in a career in Special Education Needs.

The role is more specifically working with groups of children with varying learning ability and may have special educational needs. The schools are committed to pupil and teacher development, with track records of supporting graduates through teacher training applications. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to pursue a career in Education Psychology or a PGCE in the future.

Position Details:

  • Location - Southampton, Hampshire
  • Position - Learning Support Assistant
  • Type of work - 1:1 work with children and young adults with complex needs and PMLD
  • Contract or position start date - September
  • Duration / Likely Duration - Temp - Perm
  • Contract type (temp/perm/temp to perm) - Temporary
  • Full time/part time - Full time
  • Rate of pay - Minimum rate £70
  • Hours - 8:30 am - 4pm : Mon - Fri (term time only)


  • Working with and providing support to children with SEN (Special Educational Needs)
  • Experience of supporting pupils
  • The willingness to provide an environment in which pupils can reach their full potential
  • The ability to build rapports with the children, supporting their social and behavioural needs, and acting as a mentor

Role Requirements:

  • Psychology (BA Hons) Degree
  • DBS (clean and relevant) - Can be obtained through us
  • Safeguarding certificate
  • A committed and enthusiastic attitude to work
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to form new relationships

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 Nearby train stations

 Nearby bus stops

  • SE-bound, Terminus Terrace, Marsh Lane
  • stop QH, Threefield Lane, Threefield Lane
  • W-bound, Itchen Bridge, Central Bridge
  • W-bound, City College, Chapel Road
  • SW-bound, Itchen Bridge, Saltmarsh Road

 Nearby schools

  • Southampton Studio School
  • Southampton City College
  • St Mary's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
  • St John's Primary and Nursery School
  • St Patrick's Catholic Primary School

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