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PMLD MSI Teaching Assistant

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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

  • PMLD (Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities) and MSI (Multi-Sensory Impairment
  • Age Group: 14/15 years old
  • Start date: Monday 19th April
  • Monday - Friday
  • 3-9pm 
  • Long-term sickness cover with the opportunity to be taken on by the school in a permanent role
  • Paid weekly via PAYE 
  • Competitive pay rates 
  • Fantastic training and access to a range of CPD courses

A specialist school for deaf students based in Wandsworth are looking for a SEN Teaching Assistant who can support a deaf blind student on a 1:1 basis in the residential unit. Due to the sensory and medical needs of these pupils the school needs someone who has experience supporting similar needs in a previous role.This can be from a background as a care worker, suppport worker or from working in a SEN school. Recent graduates with relevant placement experience are also welcome to apply.

A successful candidate will have the following:

  • A good understanding and experience with PMLD and MSL 
  • The ability to administer medicine
  • On body sign is a bonus (the student is deaf blind)
  • A caring, positive and confident personality 
  • A dedication to supporting young people with SEN and help them achieve the best outcomes 

To apply, you must have the following:

  • A Child Workforce DBS certificate on the Update Service (we can help with this)
  • 2 proofs of address
  • Contact details for two recent references 
  • A UK passport/right to work in the UK


Please apply directly or email with your CV.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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