About the role
We are looking for psychology graduates, with a knowledge of the education system, to assist Educational Psychologists in the delivery of their work and to use psychology to contribute to the wider SEND Transformation work taking place in Cambridgeshire. The role is designed to help you on your journey to becoming an educational psychologist and the expectation is that you would apply for the doctoral course.
The position will be fixed term from January 2024 until August 2025.
Shortlisting will take place on 13th October and interviews are planned for 19th/20th October.
If you would like to speak to someone about this position before applying please contact Carla Stavrou at Carla.stavrou.cambridgeshire.gov.uk or Jill Newton at firstname.lastname@example.org .
What will you be doing?
You will be assisting educational psychologists in the delivery, implementation and evaluation of training to schools, participating in research activities and supporting with SEND Transformation projects. You will assist educational psychologists in undertaking assessment and observations and provide direct support to children when appropriate. You will be supported and supervised by a qualified EP.
We are looking for a solution focused, dynamic graduate psychologist who enjoys being part of a team and has excellent communication skills. Ideally, we would like a qualified teacher or someone with experience of supporting children in a school setting. You will be wanting to pursue a career in educational psychology and will be applying to university courses for a September 2025 start. You will be able to drive and will have your own car.
We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:
- Flexible working
- Flexible Bank Holidays
- A comprehensive wellbeing package
- Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
- A comprehensive pension scheme
- IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
- Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
- An employee recognition scheme
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