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PMLD Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties Experienced Support Assistants

  • All Wales Passport to Manual Handling is Desired
  • CPD Academy: offering courses such as Team Teach, Manual Handling & Autism Awareness
  • Regular work within your area & competitive rate of pay

Do you have experience in supporting children and young people who have a diagnosis of Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties? Teaching Personnel have partnerships with SEN schools across South Wales that need PMLD specialising Teaching Assistant to start work immediately. We are always looking for candidates with excellent communication skills, the ability to build relationships with pupils, and a great understanding of the specific needs of children with PMLD. Majority of pupils are wheelchair users, are medically dependent and require support with personal care. Pupils have access to fantastic facilities which include: Hydrotherapy pool, sensory rooms and onsite physiotherapists.Many of the pupils have low mobility so urgently require someone who is Moving & Handling trained. The pupils need someone with experience who is dedicated to working with SEN pupils whether you have had specific experience or not you need to be confident in the classroom and have innovative ways of helping PMLD students. The lessons are delivered to be sensory stimulating and interactive for the pupils, so experience with this type of lesson is advantageous.

Worried you have little experience within the classroom – do not panic! I am looking for the right personality but having training in Moving & Handling is essential for this role. We are looking to subsidise manual handling training as soon as possible - so do not worry if you are not trained just yet.

If this is the role for you then please call Bethan, your SEN specialist personal consultant, on 02920 660270 or 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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