Psychology & Sociology Graduate – Lewisham Jobs in South East London at Empowering Learning

Company Name: Empowering Learning

Location: South East London

Job Type: Temporary, full-time

Salary: £68.20 – £87.35 per day

Job Category: Education

Job Description

Psychology & Sociology Graduate – Lewisham

Primary SEND Schools

Based in Lewisham

Full-time or Part-Time

Special educational needs and disability

Empowering Learning are recruiting Psychology & Sociology Graduates for our highly regarded Exploring SEND workshop on Tuesday 7th January 2020. If you are a graduate considering a future in teaching and looking for classroom-based experience, then our SEND workshop will give you the opportunity to start your career in Education as a Learning Support Assistant within a SEND setting. Our SEND specialist will deliver an Introduction to working with children and young adults with special needs. You will be required to attend a 1-day workshop, which will cover different areas of SEND such as working with pupils with PMLD, Autism and Down Syndrome. This workshop will also look into dealing with Challenging Behaviour and will help you better understand how to deal with this when working as a Learning Support Assistant. Once the 1-day workshop is completed, we will then help you find a voluntary placement for 3-5 days within one of our partnered SEND schools based in London. The 1-day Exploring SEND workshop will be FREE of charge, and your voluntary placement is unpaid, once both are completed, you will be able to work for Empowering learning as a Learning Support Assistant on a part-time or full-time basis.

Job Responsibilities

Comfortable supporting pupils with various Learning Difficulties

Ability to engage and support pupils

Assist with personal care

Supervising children behaviour

Benefits to you

Free SEND workshop

Valuable classroom-based experience

Excellent rates of pay

The option of working Full-Time or Part-Time

Free Team Teach Training

Based in Lewisham and the surrounding areas

Job Requirements

Experience of supporting children or young adults with learning difficulties or disabilities is desirable

Able to stay calm and de-escalate challenging Behaviour

Valid DBS registered with the online update service or be willing to apply for a new one

Available 3-5 days a week and able to commit to at least 3-months

If you would like more information or would like to apply for this role, please submit your CV today or contact Christopher Smith on or via email

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