Educational Psychologist

Posted 08 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Secondary Education
Contact NameMikeala Osborn

Job description

An excited opportunity for an Educational Psychologist to work within a secondary school in Slough. Are you ready to make a profound impact on the lives of children and young people? Are you passionate about creating an inclusive educational environment where every student has the opportunity to thrive?

They are looking for either long term agency or a Permanent member of staff.

This is a term time only role (39 weeks to include INSET/Twilights)

Hours of work are 8.00am - 4pm, Monday to Thursday and 8.00am - 3.30pm on a Friday (37)

The school are committed to ensuring every pupil has access to a broad, ambitious curriculum that equips them with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in life. As an Educational Psychologist, you will be at the heart of this mission, supporting our teachers in meeting the additional needs of all pupils, particularly those representing vulnerable groups.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with our SENDCo to lead EHCPs, Annual Reviews, and Multi-Disciplinary meetings, providing vital psychological advice in line with SEND guidance.
  • Conduct one-on-one assessments and deliver comprehensive reports with actionable recommendations for support and referrals.
  • Support parents, teachers, and professionals involved in children's education, fostering a cohesive educational community.
  • Design interventions promoting psychological well-being, social, emotional, and behavioural development among our students.

Professional Development and Growth

  • Provide in-service training for staff on crucial issues such as staff well-being and behavioural understanding.
  • Stay updated with legislative changes, ensuring the Senior Leadership Team is informed, and advise on educational policies and provisions.

Collaborative Approach

  • Work closely with social care, health colleagues, and wider children's services to ensure efficient communication and joint planning.
  • Consult with multi-agency teams to determine the best approaches for supporting children's learning and development.

Your Impact Matters

As an Educational Psychologist you will have the opportunity to shape the educational landscape, facilitate impactful interventions, and contribute to the overall well-being and success of our school community. Join us in making a difference in the lives of our students.

We strongly encourage individuals to come and visit the school and to meet the SEND Department.

Must be a Qualified Educational Psychologist

Must be HCPC registered