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Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

  • Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Full-time and part-time roles available 
  • Haringey primary & SEND schools

Are you a psychology graduate who would like to work with children with behavioural and mental health needs? We currently have a large number of schools across Haringey that are looking for confident and proactive graduates with a good understanding of child mental health to work as teaching assistants.

As a specialist teaching assistant you will be working with pupils on a 1 to 1 basis during the school day. Pupils will range in age from 5 - 11 years old and will have identified behaviour, SEMH, SEN including ASD needs that require support on a full-time basis. You will be working with pupils in the classroom, in specialist mentoring sessions and in during some break times. Some pupils will display more challenging behaviour and the school will be able to train you in suitable interventions and approaches. As part of the child's support team, you will work closely with the schools SENCO and senior management team, as well as outside agencies including therapists healthcare professionals and CAMHS.

To apply for this role you must:

  • be a Psychology Graduate
  • have experience in CAMHS / child mental health services
  • be passionate about supporting children with SEND / SEMH needs

If you have the qualifications and experience listed above, please apply with an up to date CV.


We have a policy to respond to all applications within three 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. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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