Teaching Personnel

Teaching Personnel

Full time


Are you a Psychology Graduate, or have studied a degree in a related field?

Are you passionate about supporting young people?

Are you looking for a challenging role which involves supporting young people to help inspire pupils to succeed?

Teaching personnel are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant for a role in a secondary school based in Coventry. This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday 8:30am – 15:30pm and will involve supporting young people with barriers to learning on a 1:1 and small group basis.

This school provides an excellent learning environment for children between the ages 11 – 16. Some of the children require tailored intervention, so you must be willing to support with this area of the role. The successful Psychology Graduate will have a theoretical understanding of Psychology and Special Educational Needs.

If you have a genuine passion for helping young people engage in education and want to make a positive impact on their educational journey, this could be the perfect opportunity for you

Applications may also be considered without a Psychology degree if you have relevant experience in:

  • Support/care work
  • Residential care work
  • Community based work


  • A bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field
  • Passion for working with young children and making a positive impact in their education
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Patience, empathy and, ability to build strong rapport with pupils

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting teaching staff in the delivery of lessons
  • Delivering small group sessions
  • Providing one to one support to students who require additional help
  • Monitoring student progress and providing feedback to teaching staff

This school is based in the north of Coventry, CV7 post code. It is easily accessible via car or public transport, being only 4 miles from the city centre it is a 14 minute drive or a 20 minute bus journey.

If you are a passionate Psychology Graduate wanting to make a positive difference in the education of young people, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to apply for this role, please send a copy of your updated CV.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for 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.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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