Assignment Detail

Interim Educational Psychologist

Location: South East - Oxfordshire

Type: Interim

Rate: £0,500 to £0,500

Job Ref: SW1261

Closing Date: 31/08/2021

Job Description

Interim Educational Psychologist 

C 3 Months

£500 per day.

We are looking for an Interim Educational Psychologist for one of our local authority clients.  They need you to;

  • Provide statutory educational psychology services to the county.
  • Apply psychology to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEN and additional educational needs.
  • Using family and child centred approaches to working in partnership with parents and children with SEN/AEN, embracing the principles of Early Support and person centred planning.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory responsibilities for children and young people aged 0 – 25 with SEN/AEN and adherence to the EPS, SEN and inclusion strategies, policies, procedures.
  • Working collaboratively with schools, settings, other agencies and services, promoting partnership working, early intervention and integrated local solutions.
  • Independently maintain up to date knowledge and skills in assessment, monitoring and tracking progress of children and young people with SEN/LDD 0 – 25 years of age, including knowledge of evidence informed best practice.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that Safeguarding policies and procedures are adhered to and concerns are raised in accordance with these policies.
  • Contribute to preparation for adulthood  where appropriate within statutory work

You will need to have;

  • An honours degree in Psychology.
  • Registration as an EP with the Health Professions Council, or registration due when Doctorate completed. 

Alternatively, you might have a Post graduate qualification in Educational Psychology, have qualified teacher status and a minimum of two years successful teaching experience or a Doctorate in Educational Psychology.

You will also need to have knowledge of all aspects of Educational Psychology and its application within the LA and a good understanding of legislation, guidance and policy relating to SEN/AEN and to the wider inclusion agenda.

If you are available and believe you can add value to our client please send a CV to quoting reference SW1261.



Macallam Interim Resourcing
Head Office
55 Grove Road
North Yorkshire

+44 (0)7702 630536


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