at Chalk Specialist Education Recruitment
Location Chester, United Kingdom
Date Posted March 15, 2023
Category SEND
Job Type Permanent
Work Hours Mon-Fri 8.45-4.45/5pm

Job Description

Have you got experience of working with students that have ASD/Challenging behaviour?

Do you enjoy a challenge?

If the answer is yes to both questions, then this could be the job for you!!!

Chalk Education are recruiting for a number of Behaviour Mentors and Residential Social Workers to work in this SEN (ASD) school based in Chester city centre. This is a permanent, full-time role Mon-Fri 8.45-4.45/5pm ( for the behaviour mentor) alternative hours for the Support worker, to start as soon as possible.

The Salary is £22500-£26500 and has 13 weeks paid holiday included!!!!!!

The Provision provides a bespoke curriculum to young people who are not able to access mainstream education. Students have a range of SEND including Social Emotional & Mental Health, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Pupils may display challenging behaviour, so excellent behaviour management is essential with knowledge of a range of de-escalation techniques.

To be considered for this Learning Support Assistant role you will need:

  • Experience working with individuals with SEND - mainly ASD/Complex Needs
  • To be confident and comfortable supporting young people who may demonstrate challenging behaviours
  • To have strong communication skills and the ability to engage young people
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • To have a flexible approach to your work, often being required to work across different departments and student age groups, on a daily basis
  • A flexible and calm approach, with a caring attitude

Additional requirements:

  • References confirming suitability for role
  • Commitment to safeguarding
  • Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update service
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


  • Support from dedicated and knowledgeable specialist consultants
  • Continual professional development through online training
  • Competitive pay rates related to your experience
  • Opportunities within a range of schools and provisions
  • Refer a friend bonus with £150 in vouchers

For more information, please apply today - Call Sharon 01925 984440

About us

  • Our direction, and long-term target, is to be the top specialist education agency out there, providing bespoke staffing solutions to schools and education provisions across the UK. We aim to offer a personal solution to all of our candidates, listening to your individual needs and taking into account your special requirements.
  • We are made up of a team of experienced education recruiters who all share the same goal - to build solid, long-term relationships with schools, teachers and support staff alike. We recruit SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) staff for both mainstream schools, Special Needs Schools and alternative provisions, filling short-term, long-term and permanent vacancies.
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