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PMLD Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Passionate Teaching Assistant required to support PMLD pupils at a school in Wakefield

  • Challenging role but highly rewarding
  • CPD opportunities
  • Excellent rates of pay

Teaching Personnel are the UK's largest independent specialist education agency with over 60 branches across the UK. We are developing a reputation as the strongest agency for specialist SEN support staff and regularly supply SEN schools with teaching assistants on a short and long term basis. We work with Autism, challenging behaviour and general special needs school.

In this instance we are particularly looking for teaching assistants who have an interest in working with pupils with Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties within the Sheffield area, South Yorkshire.

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, moving and handling certifications and hoist training.

Teaching Personnel are committed the safeguarding and well-being of children. All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service - Full assistance provided.

If you are interested in this role please call Sarah Franks our SEN specialist on 0114 241 3342 or email along with you current CV.

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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