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PMLD Teaching Assistant

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Job description

PMLD Specialist/ Care Worker Needed

  • Excellent rate of pay
  • Short and long-term work available
  • Opportunity to work with an excellent SEN school

We are looking for an experienced TA to work in an SEN setting in Carmarthanshire. This is a highly rewarding opportunity to support children with various Special Educational Needs in school.

In this instance we are particularly looking for teaching assistants who have an interest in working with pupils with Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties. Ideally you will be flexible and happy to do short term supply work whilst we look for an ideal long term role for you. You will be an engaging, empathetic and creative individual with a passion to assist children with complex health needs including Moving & Handling, Personal Care and feeding skills. Experience in a school is desired but not essential as we also look for experience in areas such as health and social care as well as nursing qualifications.

Particular personal or professional experience of supporting individuals with PMLD is highly desirable as is knowledge of PEG feeding; Team Teach, moving and handling certifications and hoist training would be a desirable addition but is not essential to this role.

The school strives to create an exciting, but challenging curriculum tailored to meet the needs to each individual pupil in a safe learning environment with the use of specialised facilities. Where both the school staff work in close partnership with pupils and their families to help students achieve their greatest potential. The vision is that they see all learners’ access outstanding teaching and facilities personalised to their individual learning needs, within a happy, confident and proud school.

For more information please contact Chris our SEN Specialist on 01792 473 300 or alternatively email

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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