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Secondary Teaching Assistants

Job Description:

Due to an increase in demand for Teaching Assistants in Chesterfield,  PK Education are on the hunt for Teaching Assistants that want to work in Secondary. We’re also looking for people with experience of working with secondary age students who want to progress and work in schools. 

You will be flexible, patient, hardworking and committed to maximising learning opportunities for children. You will need to have a good standard of English and Maths and excellent communication skills. Experience of working with children is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to build up your experience. This role is perfect for someone looking to begin a career in Education, or someone that just wants part-time work to suit their timetable.

As a teaching assistant, you must assist the teacher in monitoring the behaviour of the classroom. As well as this, you may be asked to assist a group of children with their work, or simply just help the one student.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • An excellent Teaching Assistant who loves working with children and helping to inspire them to achieve high standards and realise their potential;
  • A great team player who can work successfully in collaboration with others and contribute towards the school ethos and its school improvement activities; 
  • Someone who enjoys the challenge and can bring the vision, passion and drive to raise standards in all aspects of school life; 
  • Be fully committed to working collaboratively with the wider school community and across the federation; 
  • Able to make a significant contribution to the wider life of our School; 
  • Has experience of working with children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties; 
  • Able to positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children. 

The school that is requiring more Secondary Teaching Assistants is a lovely school in Chesterfield, where they offer wide ranging support to students who require extra guidance through their secondary school years and recognise the immense support that parents give to their children so that it enables the children to thrive. The school believe that all students are of equal worth and are committed to providing life chances for all. They celebrate the cultural differences between students and seek to ensure that all within the school community are guided towards developing a sense of responsibility for themselves, each other, their community and the wider world.


If you think you’d like to work in a secondary school as a teaching assistant, please apply now!

Alternatively, you can call us on 0114 272 2212 or email your CV to 



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