Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant


Job Description

Are you a Teaching Assistant with a passion to support pupils who have Special Needs?

Are you looking for a new challenge?


If yes then read on…


We are urgently looking for a motivated SEND Teaching Assistant for part-time supply cover in Chesterfield, starting after February half-term. Working for this Outstanding School you will be an active member of the team supporting pupils in a whole classroom capacity or on a more personal basis, one to one or in small groups. Pupils who attend the School will have varying special needs for example autism, Cerebral Palsy, global development delay and physical disabilities so a person with Special Needs experience would be preferable.


Role requirements –

  • Be a qualified Teaching Assistant or have experience of working in SEND

  • You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication and relationship development skills, and demonstrate a resilient but caring demeanour

  • Experience working with SEND pupils on a 1:1 basis

  • Assisting the class teacher in duties such as preparing resources and managing pupil behaviour

  • Providing feedback on pupil progress

Additional requirements –

  • Current DBS registered with the DBS Update Service – full support will be provided if you do not yet have a DBS

  • Team Teach trained is an advantage, but not essential


Working for PK you will have access to;

Continual Professional Development courses to refresh and upskill yourself

A dedicated SEND Consultant, working on your behalf.

Opportunity to work in a variety of Schools across the region on a long and short term basis to suit your needs.

If this isn’t exactly the right job for you, but you would like to register to be considered for any opportunities, long or short term with PK education, please register at our website and submit your CV and details. You will also need;

  • A Fully comprehensive CV dating back to secondary education with all gaps in employment or study detailed.

  • An Enhanced DBS certificate that is registered with the DBS Update Service, if not a new DBS check can be applied for through PK education (full assistance will be provided)

  • 2 professional references which cover the last 12 months

    PK education is a well-established Education recruitment agency with an ever growing client database. We have highly experienced and skilled consultants that can help you find the supply work that suits you. Your peace of mind is paramount to our practice and by using PK education you can be confident in the knowledge that we are working hard to find you the placement that YOU want. PK education is also committed to equal opportunities and diversity for all employees, workers and applicants.

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