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Educational Psychologist

  • Location

    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £385.42 - £404.69 per day

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

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Our client is seeking a Educational Psychologist on an initial 2 Month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 36 Hours

Pay Rate: £385.42 Daily

Job Purpose:

Continuing contact with children and young people who have special educational needs, learning difficulties, behavioural problems. Working with schools, early year centres, children and their carers to achieve positive change in children and adults through the application of evidence based psychology.

Duties and Experience:

  • Using psychological tests, theories and procedures to support the well being and learning of young people
  • Helping young people with learning difficulties to achieve their full potential
  • Recommending, developing and administering appropriate therapies and strategies
  • Working with young people, their families and school staff, including teachers and learning support assistants
  • Carrying out psychological assessments to uncover a child's problem
  • Writing reports
  • Conducting research
  • Providing training
  • Advising and making recommendations on educational policies

Skills and Experience:

  • Masters Level BPS accredited professional qualification as and Educational Psychologist in England
  • Qualified Teaching Status including a DfES number
  • 2 years practice as a qualified teacher
  • Three year doctoral training in educational psychology.
  • Relevant experience of working with children as an Educational Psychologist within educational, childcare or community settings.
  • Understanding of Child Protection and relevant legislation.
  • Knowledge of social diversity and equal opportunities and the ability to demonstrate this throughout all aspects of practice
  • Ability to communicate effectively and fluently using appropriate style both verbally and in writing.
  • The ability to work in partnership with parents/carers, other professionals and agencies.
  • Ability to use own initiative and take responsibility where appropriate
  • Understanding of Child Protection and relevant legislation.

Enhanced DBS needed.

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