Teaching Assistants Required to Support Children with SEN - Chesterfie

14 Feb 2019
02 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Several fantastic opportunities have arisen for a Special Needs Teaching Assistants in Chesterfield! One of the schools we work with cater for children with physical difficulties. There is a huge demand for Teaching Assistants who are Moving and Handling Trained, with experience supporting children with the use of equipment such as hoists and wheelchairs. Vacancies are available on a full time and casual basis, starting immediately! The schools is looking to meet interested candidates as soon as possible.

Many children also have sensory impairments, medical needs and profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD). It is essential that you have previous experience in a similar role, supporting these needs.

You will need to be nurturing and proactive with a positive attitude to work. Due to the nature of the children attending the school the role will require personal care, nappy changing and activities such as hydrotherapy. You will need to feel confident within a classroom environment and be able to take direction from a class teacher as well as take own initiative.

The role will include:

*Assisting the teacher with classroom preparation
*1-1 work with students who require additional physical and educational support
*Leading engaging group activities
*Helping the class teacher with pupil observations

As an SEN TA / Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant through TeacherActive you will receive:

*Competitive rates of pay
*Support from a dedicated team of consultants
*An excellent referral scheme
*Access to a range of unique positions in our schools.

If you are interested in a role as an SEN TA / Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant, please contact Katie on (phone number removed) or email your CV to

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services

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