Accessibility Links

PMLD Teaching Assistant

This vacancy has now expired.

Job description

Specialist Support Assistant required to work with students with PMLD in specialist school in Burnley

  • Experience supporting additional needs in an education, health or care setting
  • Experience supporting children / adults with Special Educational Needs
  • CPD Courses available including Autism Awareness, Team Teach and Moving & Handling

Teaching Personnel are working closely with a specialist school in Burnley who are looking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to join their successful and friendly team.

The school caters for pupils aged 3-19 with complex physical and sensory impairments. It will be your role to support pupils to access a highly bespoke and tailored curriculum. You must have experience of supporting young people or adults with physical disabilities and/or additional needs, cognitive disabilities and complex needs. Some pupils in school will be non-verbal and have relatively severe disabilities. You will be comfortable providing personal care and will ideally possess a Moving and Handling certificate (although this training can be provided).

It is essential that you have the ability to differentiate and adapt learning resources to meet individual pupil needs. You will have a holistic and person centred approach and the flexibility to address and respond to social, emotional and personal needs.

You will have excellent communication skills and the desire to improve learning experiences for those with additional needs in a specialist setting.

To express an interest in this role and register with Teaching Personnel, please contact Keeley, Specialist Consultant for SEN across Lancashire on 01772 842155 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.

Similar jobs