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PMLD TA's required to support students with complex needs

Job description

Able to fully meet the needs of learners with complex needs

Comfortable providing Personal Care

CPD Training available including Moving & Handling, Team Teach and ASC Awareness

Teaching Personnel are seeking a Teaching Assistant with experience of supporting students with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties at a specialist school in Blackburn. We are looking for individuals who have the relevant experience of working with students with complex learning difficulties. You will have the drive and commitment to support young people with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties who require very specialist care and access a highly differentiated curriculum. Qualifications are not necessary although training in Moving and Handling would be beneficial, as this role will require Personal Care.

The school provides a differentiated curriculum for pupils aged 4-18 with complex Special Educational Needs, including Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities and associated medical needs.

As a registered candidate with Teaching Personnel, you will be eligible for the following benefits:

  • CPD opportunities in partnership with NASEN, Team Teach and the National Autistic Society
  • 'Recommend a friend' candidate referral bonus
  • Opportunities to win 'Candidate of the Month' - receiving a prize and award ceremony in school
  • Flexible working patterns - hours to suit your lifestyle (minimum availability of 3 days per week)

To express an interest in this role and register with Teaching Personnel, please contact Keeley, Branch Manager for the Preston SEN Branch on 01772 842155 or email

All candidates are subject to full vetting and reference checks (AGY)

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.

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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