at Chalk Education
Location Brighton, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 10, 2023
Category SEND
Job Type Long-term
Salary £75 – £85 per day
Work Hours 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday

Job Description

SEMH Teaching Assistant – Brighton based SEN School

Pay Rate £75 to £85 Per Day

Chalk Education are recruiting for a SEMH Teaching Assistant, who is looking for a full time position at a well-known SEND School in Brighton.

Are you experienced working with children and young people as a teaching assistant or in another role?  Do you have previous experience of working with challenging behaviour, and social & emotional difficulties?  Perhaps you’ve gained experience as a youth worker and could use your skills in an education based setting?

Job Description

Our client school is based in Brighton, and provides young people who struggle with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties.  They have a position available for a resilient and robust Teaching Assistant to join them on a full time basis with immediate effect.  You’ll be working alongside a great team, who will provide you with ample support and training.  Ideally, our client school are looking for someone with at least 6 weeks experience of working in challenging environments.

To be considered for this role you will need:

  • At least 6 weeks experience of working with SEND pupils
  • Ideally some experience of working in challenging environments
  • To be unafraid of a challenge and have a desire to be successful as an educator
  • An understanding of how to differentiate your support techniques to meet individual needs
  • A positive mind-set and a ‘can do’ 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


About Chalk

At Chalk 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 offer a personal service to all of our candidates, listening to your individual needs and taking into account your special requirements.

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. If you are looking for an honest, professional and committed attitude, then give Chalk a chance to earn your trust.

For more info please contact Nicola on 07375 625 978.

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