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PMLD Teaching Assistant

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PMLD/SLD Teaching Assistants required for specialist school in Royston!

  • Opportunity to work in an 'Outstanding' SEN school
  • Regular CPD training
  • Personal SEN specialist consultant

Teaching Personnel are recruiting SEN teaching assistants to work a school that caters for children with severe profound and multiple learning disabilities in Royston.

This job role is perfect for an enthusiastic, driven and creative candidate with previous experience working with children or young people.

We are looking for several experienced teaching assistants, to support children with Autism, PMLD, complex needs covering through Key Stages 1 to 5. Ideally you will have worked in a school setting and have experience of severe special needs, and ideally have the Team Teach or Skip Training, have used and understand PECS, basic sign language or Makaton.

As a teaching assistant you will be working frequently on a daily supply basis, with the opportunity to undertake longer term placements which could lead to a permanent role.

These roles would be ideal for any candidate who has experience working with Autism or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties. Experience of personal care would also be an advantage.

As a teaching assistant you will be supporting children between the ages of 3- 25 years, and will be responsible for encouraging the positive emotional, social and academic development of children. Essential skills include excellent communication / relationship building as well experience of supporting learning.

Essential requirements include:

• Experience of supporting learning with age group of between 3-1

• Excellent communication skills

• SEN awareness and experience of a similar role

A registration process will need to be followed before starting the role, therefore you must be able to provide two references demonstrating the above skills.

You will be required to fully cooperate with criminal disclosure checks in order to be considered for this position

To apply for this position, or for work in other school in Hertfordshire please email your details to

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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