Moving and handling experienced Teaching Assistant
Do you enjoy supporting and developing children? Do you have moving and handling training?
TeacherActive are seeking a passionate Teaching Assistant with experience in moving and handling to support student’s with Physical Difficulties, SLD, and other associated complex needs. This special school in Sheffield caters to secondary SEN student’s, offering a tailored curriculum for every student’s needs. Each student also has their own Education Health and Care Plan. The school has complete wheelchair access with tracked hoisting systems in place in 4 classrooms and in the hydrotherapy pool and changing rooms.
An ideal Teaching Assistant will have previous experience with moving and handling and supporting children on a 1:1 and small groups basis. Due to the nature of the pupils, this role may include personal care.
This position is full time Monday-Friday 8.30-15.45 in Sheffield
The ideal TA / Teaching Assistant should have the following:
Level 2 or 3 qualified and/or a minimum of 6 months’ experience in an educational establishment
Experience with moving and handling
A calm, patient and caring persona
Good communication skills
A good understanding of child protection and safeguarding guidelines
Experience in working with supporting students in their education on a 1:1 and a small group basis
All of our supply staff are paid on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you’re paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance and there’s no messing around with admin charges coming out of your hard earned cash.
If you feel that you are the right Teaching Assistant, please click apply or contact Eli on (phone number removed) or email
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