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Educational Psychologist - John Taylor MAT

John Taylor MAT
FRADLEY PARK PRIMARY & NURSERY SCHOOL Murphy Street, Fradley, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 8TW
Salary: Grade 11 £47,420 to £51,515 per annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2027

Educational Psychologist
Permanent, Full Time, whole year
Salary: Grade 11 £47,420 to £51,515 per annum
Alternative working patterns and job share will be considered

John Taylor Multi Academy Trust (JTMAT) believes in the power of education to improve lives – and the world. We are seeking to expand the expertise in our Central Team with the new appointment of a qualified and motivated Educational Psychologist. The role will be based at Fradley Park Primary and Nursery School with a requirement to travel between Trust schools and beyond as required.

Working closely with the primary and secondary schools in the Trust, you will take the lead on developing our inclusive approach to meet the needs of all pupils with additional needs or SEND. Undertaking assessments, you will implement interventions and programmes of support demonstrating your knowledge, expertise and best practice in this field.

Collaboration with key colleagues is paramount and you will build partnerships internally and externally, ensuring the pupil’s needs are met. Acting in a consultative capacity, you will also provide training to build awareness and capacity in schools to respond to needs of our most vulnerable pupils.

With a Post Graduate qualification in Educational Psychology, you will have recently qualified or have experience of working with children and families. You will and an understanding of the relevant legislative and statutory frameworks. Your pro-active approach and ability to influence and persuade others will enable you to be effective across the Trust.

This role is a first for John Taylor MAT and so you will have the unique opportunity of starting with a blank canvas. If you have a passion for excellence and share our vision, we can offer you the opportunity to be part of a successful and progressive Trust, which is committed to ensuring learning is at the heart of all we do. Supervision will be provided by the trust following professional advice and guidelines.

Further information and application packs are available to view or download from our website . if you would like to discuss the position further, please call Sarah Boyce, Trust Development Officer on 01543 761062. Completed application forms should be emailed to Only fully completed application forms will be submitted for shortlisting. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Until the vacancy is filled
Selection/Interview: To be confirmed

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.
Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:
Please note if you are shortlisted, an online search will be carried out before interview which may identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we might want to explore with you at interview. Please review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants for the lawful basis for processing and retention.
John Taylor MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks include an enhanced disclosure and barring service check as a requirement of this post. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website, and we encourage applicants to review it before applying.
Please review our Recruitment Pack on the school website before submitting your application.


To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:


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