Teaching Assistant – Primary & Secondary

Contract Full Time

Manchester Jobs Board

Are you a teaching assistant committed to improve outcomes for children with a wide range of needs and abilities? Can you use your passion and knowledge of special needs to support children to reach their full potential?

Chalk are working with a specialist provision in Oldham, within a multi-academy trust, which supports the education of children and young people with a range of additional needs. The successful candidate needs to confident in supporting students with social, emotional and mental health needs.

Job Description

You will be required to support and deliver creative and interactive sessions in an engaging way to groups of students with mixed ages and levels. You will need a good knowledge across the curriculum or in a specialist area.

Excellent behaviour management is necessary yet with a calm but firm approach. You will always be working alongside a supportive staff team ensuring a positive and safe learning environment is provided for all students.

Alongside the staff you will be responsible for safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people.

To be considered for this role you will need:

· Experience working in an educational setting

· Good knowledge and understanding of a range of SEND

· Excellent behaviour management

· A flexible approach and positive attitude

Additional requirements:

o References confirming suitability for role

o Commitment to Safeguarding

o Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the update service

o Eligibility to work in the UK


– 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 vouchers

For more information call Nicola on (phone number removed)

About Chalk

At Chalk we aim to be the top specialist education agency out there, providing tailored staffing solutions to schools and education provisions across the UK. 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 and alternative provisions across England and Wales, filling short-term, long-term and permanent vacancies in the education and care sector.

To view similar vacancies, visit our website Chalk Education | Specialist Education Recruitment

The Legal Bit

Chalk 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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