Senior Educational Psychologist

Job Title: Senior Educational Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum
Job Published: May 05, 2020 14:34

Job Description

Position: Senior Educational Psychologist

Salary Range: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time – to start September 2020

Reporting to: Executive Director of Inclusion

Location: South Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire

  • Do you want the chance to actively contribute to the continued development of the established Astrea Multi Academy Trust?
  • Do you want to be part of a Central Team which is passionate about making a difference to the lives of children?
  • Do you have the passion and motivation to inspire others, and the ability to lead change and deliver excellence through innovative approaches?

If so, then you will not want to miss out on the opportunity to join the Astrea family and be involved in working to accelerate learning for children in our schools. 

Our aim is to develop an in-house service which ensures early intervention is available to those pupils that need it – when they need it, so that any gaps in learning and development can be addressed quickly, allowing every child in our care to make the progress they should.

The successful candidate will support the development of a team of five Educational Psychologists to ensure that deployment matches need and produces success, through written evidence of impact and positive feedback received from schools.

The successful candidate will also act as the named Educational Psychologist for two schools, providing weekly support to either individual pupils within your caseload or to colleagues across the school in order to enhance their knowledge and understanding, through bespoke professional development.  

With twenty-seven academies within the group across South Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire, including the purpose built, all-though Astrea Academy Sheffield which opened in September 2018, the Trust continues to grow and inspire beyond measure. 

We foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We welcome all applicants who meet the criteria in the accompanying recruitment pack to apply for this exciting role via the application process. To find out more about the role please contact Dr Nic Crossley, Executive Director at  

Closing date: Sunday 24th May 2020.

Interview Dates: Week commencing 1st June 2020 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

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