at Chalk Specialist Education Recruitment
Location Mansfield, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 24, 2022
Category SEND
Job Type Short-term
Salary £75 – £85 per day
Work Hours 08:30 - 15:30

Job Description

Are you looking for flexible work to supplement a current role or your studies? Are you a caring individual who is able to engage and support children with Special Educational Needs?


Chalk is looking for flexible individuals to work on a short term, ad hoc basis in this Ofsted rated ‘good’ Special School in North-East Derbyshire.


Experience in a school setting is not essential and this role would suit those who have worked in the health and social care sector or those who are currently studying in the field of education and/or special educational needs.


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


Job Description

As a Teaching Assistant in a Special Needs School 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 2 to 19 with a wide variety of SEND including complex medical needs, Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), Autism and Speech Language & Communication Needs (SLCN).


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


To be considered for this role you will need:

  • A ‘can do’ attitude and a strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A caring, positive and flexible approach
  • Experience working or volunteering with individuals with Complex Needs


Additional requirements:

  • References covering the last 2 years, 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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