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PMLD Teaching Assistant

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PMLD Specialised Teaching Assistant Required for a Lovely SEN School

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Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside a Specialist SEN School in Neath-Port Talbot who are looking to assign a Specialist SEN Assistant with the aspiration of an immediate start and opportunity to become a permanent member of staff at the school.

The school caters for pupils aged 8-19 with a range of SEN which includes Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC), Moderate to Severe Learning Difficulties and PMLD. You will need to be the flexible individual and be prepared to work in different areas across the school, supporting pupils with a wide range of additional needs. Your role will be to support pupils requiring additional support with communication, including those pupils with a mechanical system of communication and PECS.

As the successful candidate you will be strong minded and have high interpersonal skills in order to communicate with families, carers and a multidisciplinary team of teaching staff, social workers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists. You will be organised, patient and confident, with a sound understanding of meeting the social, emotional and mental health needs of young people with Special Educational Needs.

The following qualifications or knowledge of the following will be highly desirable but not essential

• Picture Exchange Communication (PECS)

• Makaton or BSL (to any level)

• Autism Awareness/ASC Training

• Team Teach

• Moving and Handling

For more information or to apply for this role, please call Chris on 01792 473 300 or email your CV to

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Full assistance provided (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.

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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