at Chalk Education
Location Reading, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 2, 2022
Category SEND
Job Type Long-term
Salary £85 – £95 per day
Work Hours 8:30-3:30

Job Description

Chalk Education is working on an exciting opportunity for a TA who is looking for the next career move within Special educational needs.

A school based in Reading, close to South Oxfordshire is looking to employ an SEN LSA with at least 1-2 years’ experience working with children who have complex needs such as PMLD, ASD, and SLD.

Our client is a local authority maintained community special school in South Oxfordshire that provides specialist education for children aged 2 – 16 years with severe (SLD) or profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and complex needs, including those children with ASD. They are as school that prides itself in providing innovative learning techniques to meet the wide ranging needs of our pupils.

To be successful at this role you will:

  • Be good at building relationships
  • Be naturally empathetic and understanding but also be good at positive persuasion
  • Experience with supporting special needs individuals within a school-based environment
  • Experience with Autism, ADHD and social and emotional health
  • Knowledge of how to create visual resources and adapt lesson material to suit the child’s ability.
  • Engaging with young people to help improve their aspirations, behaviour and attitude towards their own academic development.
  • Supporting pupils inside and outside of the unit
  • Working with families to enhance their impact on pupil behaviour, pastoral wellbeing and progress.

Additional requirements:

  • References
  • Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update service ( we can help with this)
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Commitment to Safeguarding


  • 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

Call Holly now for more information on 07908 078667.

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