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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

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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