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Moving and Handling Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Moving and Handling Trained Staff Needed Urgently

  • Experience working within education essential
  • Able to implement engaging activities
  • Possibility of a long term opportunity

Do you have recent Moving and Handling training?

I am working on behalf of a Secondary school in the Nottinghamshire area who require supply staff with Moving and Handling training. Whilst this is a mainstream school, they are focused on providing education for all and cater for students with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Autism.

The ideal candidates will be:

• Recently Moving and Handling trained

• 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 requires someone to work on a day to day basis, covering short term sickness and other short term requirements. However, there are long-term opportunities available depending on how you get on in the school.

For additional information, please email Jack Cox on
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