SEND "Skills for Life" Teaching Assistant - PK Education

SEND "Skills for Life" Teaching Assistant

SEND "Skills for Life" Teaching Assistant


Job Description

SEND “Skills for Life” Teaching Assistant – Derbyshire – September 2021

PK Education are hiring for an SEND Teaching Assistant to work with a small group of post-16 students at a Special School in Derbyshire on a part-time basis (4 days per week). The role will involve assisting with a “Skills for Life” class, not only in the classroom but also on day-trips into the community.  The pupils will need support with communication and developing their social interaction as well as a tailored approach to their learning and achieving attainment levels.

This is a very rewarding role within a consistently Ofsted “Outstanding” special school, the succesful candidate will join a very welcoming and supportive team of colleagues as well as recieving 24/7 support and feedback from experienced Education Consultants. 

In order to be considered for this role as an SEND Teaching Assistant you will need to have had experience working with pupils with special needs, experience of working in a school or a similar setting, a good knowledge of the secondary curriculum would be advantageous, as would a full UK driving licence.

SEND Teaching Assistant Requirements:

  • Be professional, punctual, and committed to improving the lives of young people.
  • Ideally have SEND experience.
  • Be resilient and motivated, with a positive attitude.
  • Have an enhanced DBS on the update service or be wiling to undertake a new disclosure.

Salary and Benefits: 

  • A dedicated Education Consultant, providing 24/7 support and feedback.
  • Opportunity to work in an outstanding special school.
  • A competitive refer a friend scheme.
  • Access to candidate competitions and incentives which run throughout the year.
  • Competitive rate of £70 – £85 per day. 


Please apply directly below or contact the Nottingham office of PK Education for more information.

PK Education is committed to embracing equal opportunities and diversity for all employees, workers and applicants and shall adhere to such a policy at all times.

If you are interested in this opportunity or you are looking for other short term or long term teaching jobs in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire and would like to hear more, then please apply directly with your CV or contact your local office for more information.

PK Education is a specialist education agency, recruiting for long term / short term and day to day teaching jobs in the East Midlands. We are proudly recognised as one of the leading teaching agencies and we specialise in Secondary School Teaching jobs / Newly Qualified Teacher jobs and Cover Supervisor jobs to name just a few.



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