Teaching Assistant Job Role | PK Education

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant


Job Description

PK Education are specialist recruiters for the education sector and are proudly recognised as one of the leading teaching agencies the East Midlands has to offer.  For those looking for jobs or for more information please call 0115 959 8301

PK Education are currently searching for candidates interested in the following role:

Vacancy:              Teaching Assistant

Start Date:          September

Duration:             One or Two terms

Rate of Pay:        £90-£125 per day

I am currently looking for a Teaching Assistants to work at a special school based on the Derby/Nottingham border.  This is for a long term position however there are also more flexible day to day opportunities available as well.

School Details:  The school is a special school providing for pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) as well as profound and complex learning difficulties.  It is currently graded ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ Features including pupil welfare and safety.  The school prides itself on providing a happy and caring environment for its pupils as well as ensuring that pupils achieve academically.

Job Role:  There is soon to be a requirement for a full time TA.  Duties will include assisting pupils with a range of learning difficulties and will involve some pastoral responsibilities.  The successful candidate will be required to work with learners with a variety of ages. 

Candidate Requirements:  It is crucial that candidates have previous experience of working with pupils affected by SLD and other learning difficulties.  A L3 TA qualification is a minimum level requirement.  Manual handling experience is preferential however this may be offered by the school.  You MUST have a demonstrable empathetic and caring approach and a genuine desire to work with pupils affected by disabilities and other learning difficulties.

If you are interested in applying for this position then please contact Mark on 0115 959 8301 or email your CV to mark.haynes@pkeducation.co.uk

What to do if this role isn’t for you:

We have many other roles.  If you would like to hear about other opportunities or know someone who does, please contact us on 0115 959 8301 or email your CV to mark.haynes@pkeducation.co.uk

We pride ourselves on intelligently matching our supply and permanent candidates to schools, ensuring that the opportunities stretch and fulfill career ambitions.

This is a promise that we have been delivering since 2005, with our simple, honest approach: offering our candidates highly competitive rates of pay with no hassle.

We are committed to get it right. First time.

Our mission is simple. To Inspire Potential. In our team. In our candidates. In every child.