at Chalk Specialist Education Recruitment
Location Mansfield, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 24, 2022
Category SEND
Job Type Long-term
Salary £85 – £95 per day
Work Hours 08:30 - 15:30

Job Description

Are you a highly experienced teaching assistant with SEND experience? Are you looking for a new opportunity in a warm, progressive, child centred SEND school setting?


Chalk Education is recruiting for a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant to work in a SEND school which caters for children with a wide range of Special Needs including PMLD and ASD. All pupils have a statement of educational needs and an Education Health Care Plan.


This is a long-term role starting as soon as possible with a view to becoming a permanent position. Our client school is Ofsted rated ‘good' and boasts excellent facilities including hydrotherapy and sensory rooms and extensive outdoor space.


Alongside the staff you will be responsible for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working with young children with Complex Needs
  • Excellent knowledge of the Primary National Curriculum including p-scales & pre-key stage standards
  • The ability to effectively manage behaviour in clear and positive manner
  • A passion for supporting children with special needs and an ability to engage and build strong working relationships with them
  • Confidence to cover lessons in the absence of the class teacher
  • Ability to plan and deliver learning or enrichment activities with the support of the class teacher


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 contact Vicky on 07961672574.

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