SEN Teaching Assistant

SEN Teaching Assistant


Job Description


Are you a Teaching Assistant with Special Needs Experience looking for a role starting ASAP?

This is an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant or someone wanting to progress in their career and build experience. PK education are working in partnership with a school in Chesterfield who cater for pupils who have SEMH and challenging behaviour. In this role you will be required to support within a classroom setting, and 1:1 with a student should they need extra support. The students are encouraged to take part in lots of activities to keep them engaged, so you will need to be willing to take part. You must be able to use your initiative with the students and be able to quickly deescalate any situations. Some of the students that attend this School also have Autism and other Mild Learning Difficulties.


The ideal candidate will –

  • Ideally have experience working with students with challenging behaviour

  • Be creative in engaging the child’s learning

  • Be able to quickly build rapport with both staff, students and parents

  • Resilient, calm, committed, team player with a professional outlook

  • Be able to support the pupil’s social and emotional development

  • Team Teach trained is desirable

Requirements –

  • Outstanding English and communication skills

  • A teaching assistant qualification (desired but not essential)

  • At least 6 months of recent teaching assistant or similar experience

  • A background in supporting children with SEND (desired but not essential)


Our client’s core values are honesty, perseverance and respect leading to self-discipline and increased self-esteem. Each individual is valued and respected and suitable learning opportunities are created for all. They focus on the development of the whole child and their curriculum provides creative, artistic, personal development and academic opportunities (with an unrelenting focus on literacy and numeracy skill development and high expectations)

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