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Moving and Handling Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Moving and Handling Trained candidates required for Alfreton based SEN School!

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • £50 refer a friend bonus (£200 refer a TEACHER bonus until 31st July!!!)
  • Flexible working hours

Do you have recent Moving and Handling training?

I am working on behalf of a client in the Alfreton area who require supply staff with Moving and Handling training. They are a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ features and they cater for pupils aged 5 – 19 years old, predominantly with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Autism.

The school has a range of facilities and resources available, including horse riding, hydrotherapy and various sensory rooms for their pupils to enhance their learning experience.

The ideal candidates for this school will be:

• Recently Moving and Handling trained

• Confident and comfortable with any personal care requirements including toileting, feeding and changing

• Able to work with pupils who have significantly impaired or no verbal communication

• Have an understanding of additional communication methods including Makaton, PECS, visual timetables and electronic communication aids

• Nurturing and caring in nature

• Able to work within a mixture of classes including some with more profound needs

• Have a creative personality and be able to implement engaging, stimulating activities such as arts and crafts, music etc

This school require people to work on a day to day basis, covering short term sickness and other short term requirements.

For additional information, please contact Emma Gale on 0115 845605 or email

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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