• Are you an EP who wants to spend time with children, families and teachers?
  • Are you an EP who wants to have an impact at systemic level across a number of schools in the short, medium and long term?
  • Do you want to work in a consultative way with adults to problem solve and empower change?
  • Do you want to work with a team of very high-quality professionals who want only the best for our children and young people and are empowered to make that difference?
  • Do you believe that relationships are the key to successful learning?

 If your answer is yes to any of the above then please consider this exciting new role.

We are seeking to appoint a highly effective Educational Psychologist to promote the educational and personal development of children and young people through the delivery of an effective educational psychology service in Tarka Learning Partnership (TLP) schools. 

Inclusion is at the heart of the TLP, which is a Multi-Academy Trust where seeking to serve all within our community of North Devon is at our core. We achieve this through supporting and developing the highest quality practice in our schools and across the Trust.

This role is a real opportunity to make a difference to the lives of children and young people in North Devon through applying psychological understanding to the educational world, in order to have an impact in the short, medium and long term. This impact will be delivered through work with individuals, groups and educational settings through systemic and direct work.

This role will require the postholder to work across all TLP schools.

Growth and development is a key part of the values of the Trust and as such this person will be expected to be keen to develop their own practice.

Applicants must be professionally qualified and registered with the HCPC.

The successful applicant will be required to have an Enhanced DBS check.

Based in Barnstaple but hybrid working considered.

The pay will be negotiable on the EP scale dependent on the experience of the applicant. (Pay award pending)

A recruitment and retention allowance may be considered for the successful candidate.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the Director of Inclusion and Safeguarding, Chris Wardle – chris.wardle@tarkatrust.org.uk

Closing date: 12.00 noon on Thursday 7th December 2023

Shortlisting: Monday 11th December 2023

Interview date: Tuesday 9th January 2024

See here the application pack and application form:

EP Application Pack

TLP Application Form August 2023