SEND Primary Teaching Assistant – ChesterAre you an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for a permanent position? Do you have a passion for making a difference and contributing to the development of young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities?Chalk Education are working with a special school looking to appoint several dedicated and enthusiastic teaching assistants to support teaching and learning for SEND pupils in Key Stage 2.This permanent TA role will be a mixture of working with individual children, supporting small groups and assisting the full class. The successful person will work primarily in the classroom, as part of the KS2 team. You will be encouraging the creativity and assisting learning together with supporting children at lunchtimes. You will also be expected to promote positive behaviour to enable all children to achieve their best. At times you may need to assist with personal care too.This warm and friendly special school is situated in a beautiful building in the scenic area of Chester. They cater for young people aged 4 to 19 years old with a range of SEND including Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Social Emotional & Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties.Alongside the staff you will be responsible for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people.To be considered for this TA role you will need:· Level 2 or above TA qualification· Experience working in a primary school· Good knowledge and understanding of a range of SEND· Excellent behaviour management· A flexible approach and positive attitudeAdditional requirements:o References confirming suitability for roleo Commitment to Safeguardingo Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update serviceo Eligibility to work in the UKBenefits- Support from dedicated and knowledgeable specialist consultants- Continual professional development through online training- Competitive pay rates related to your experience- Opportunities within a range of schools and provisions- Refer a friend bonus with £150 in vouchersAbout ChalkAt Chalk our direction, and long-term target, is to be the top specialist education agency out there, providing bespoke staffing solutions to schools and education provisions across the UK. We aim to offer a personal solution to all of our candidates, listening to your individual needs and taking into account your special requirements.Chalk is made up of a team of experienced education recruiters who all share the same goal – to build solid, long-term relationships with schools, teachers and support staff alike. We recruit SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) staff for both mainstream schools, Special Needs Schools and alternative provisions, filling short-term, long-term and permanent vacancies.For more info please contact Sarah on (phone number removed).The Legal BitChalk is an education recruitment agency committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. Chalk promotes equal opportunities and diversity for employees, workers, and applicants. We follow new GDPR laws to ensure the protection and privacy of your data

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