at Chalk Specialist Education Recruitment
Location Loughborough, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 24, 2023
Category SEND
Job Type Long-term
Salary £75 – £85 per day
Work Hours 08:30 - 15:30

Job Description

Are you a caring Teaching Assistant who specialises in working with Children and young people with Complex Needs? Can you use your experience and knowledge of SEND to help children to develop a range of skills the classroom?


Chalk is looking for a nurturing TA to start as soon as possible in this Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Special School in North Leicestershire. This is a temporary post up until the end of the term, however if successful may lead to a permanent contract.


Job Description

This Teaching Assistant role will involve supporting SEND children in the classroom as well as at lunch and break times.

You will be required to assist with personal care while maintaining the pupil’s dignity. You will work closely with the class teacher supporting the children across various activities, while providing a happy and safe learning environment.


This welcoming Special School boasts outstanding facilities and caters for pupils aged 3 to 19 with a wide variety of SEND including complex medical needs, Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), Autism and Speech Language & Communication Needs (SLCN). Experience and understanding of a range of SEND is necessary and knowledge of skills such as alternative communication techniques and manual handling would be beneficial.


To be considered for this role you will need:

  • Experience supporting young people with SEND and complex needs
  • To be comfortable and confident delivering personal care
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong behaviour management skills
  • A caring and positive attitude with a flexible approach


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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