at Chalk Education
Location Mold, United Kingdom
Date Posted July 11, 2022
Category Nursery
Job Type Part-time
Work Hours 8:30-3:30

Job Description

Are you a Psychology Graduate looking for an opportunity where you can help young people engage in education?


Job Description

Chalk is looking to recruit a Psychology Graduate to work in a Secondary mainstream unit located in Flintshire. Our client is seeking to employ a graduate with a degree associated with Psychology. The school has excellent facilities with a supportive network of education professionals. The unit is based within the school and caters for students with social, emotional mental health, anxiety, and trauma difficulties. As a Specialist Teaching Assistant, you will be required to build positive relationships with the students. You will also have to manage difficult behaviour; applicants will need to be confident and not phased by any challenges with the ability to be calm, firm, and fair. Knowledge of de-escalation techniques would be an advantage.


To be considered for this role you will need:

  • Psychology degree or similar
  • Experience in de-escalation techniques desirable
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work and deal with unpredictable challenges
  • Be able to differentiate lessons for children with additional need
  • Creative approach to organising activities and engaging groups of children
  • Experience working with children or young adults.


Additional requirements:

  • References confirming suitability for role
  • Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update service or willing to apply
  • EWC registration or willing to apply
  • 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
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