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PMLD Teaching Assistant

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Job description


  • Are you looking to start a career in the Special Educational Needs sector?
  • Are you proactive in promoting and supporting profound and multiple difficulties?
  • Can you identify, understand and then address/support the underlying factors that impact on young people?

An outstanding, well-established and inclusive special school for pupils aged 2-11 is hoping to recruit a KS3/4 Teaching Assistant to support pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties and severe learning difficulties. To apply for this position you will demonstrate excellent specialist skills for pupils with learning difficulties; high levels of creativity; and proven ability to lead a team.

OFSTED say that this school “provides a myriad of memorable experiences for pupils and meets their learning, physical and social needs exceptionally well. Achievement is outstanding. Pupils achieve as well as they do because teaching is mostly outstanding and never less than good.”

The school has spacious, highly-resourceful classrooms; exceptional outdoor play and sports facilities; excellent ICT infrastructure; a range of specialist learning environments including a hydrotherapy pool; team working across the school.

The position is to cover a long term sickness, starting as soon as possible, with a view to becoming permanent.

All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS – Full assistance provided.

To apply for this position please contact or call 0161 242 1795

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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