Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1312380595-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Prospero Teaching
  • Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Social care, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Temporary

About this Apprenticeship

Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant

Prospero Teaching are looking for strong and ambitious specialist Psychology graduates to work as Teaching Assistant in Macclesfield. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic graduates with an interest in a career in Teaching who may have some previous experience in tutoring, although this is not essential.

The role is more specifically working with groups of children with varying learning ability and who may have special educational needs, who need additional support. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to pursue a career in Education Psychology or a PGCE in the future.

Position Details:

  • Location - Macclesfield
  • Position - Teaching Assistant
  • Type of work - 1:1 work with children and young adults with SEN and behavioural difficulties
  • Contract type (temp/perm/temp to perm) - Temporary
  • Full time/part time - Full time
  • Rate of pay - Minimum rate 90
  • Hours - 8:30 am - 3.30pm : 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 Prospero Teaching
  • Safeguarding certificate
  • A committed and enthusiastic attitude to work
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to form new relationships

To be eligible for this role with Prospero Teaching, you must:

  • Hold Right to Work in the UK
  • Hold an Enhanced DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application at a cost of 45.80 if you don't already have one
  • Provide two professional references covering the past 2 years