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PMLD Teaching Assistant

Job description

SEN school in Croydon looking for Teaching Assistants!

  • Work in a supportive, 'outstanding' school
  • Small class sizes of no more than 10
  • CPD training available through Teaching Personnel

I am currently working with a large SEN primary school in Croydon, catering for children with PMLD and ASC. Recently rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, the school have regular requirements for learning support staff for both day to day work and longer fixed term contracts.

If you are looking for a new role within SEN education, this could be the opportunity for you! Having the following qualities, experience or being open to carrying out the following duties would be beneficial for work at this school:

• Previous experience of supporting children with PMLD/ASC in either a mainstream or SEN school

• Willing to support 1:1 or small groups and provide personal care where necessary

• Educated up to A levels or degree level

• Training in PECS/ Makaton/BSL/Team Teach/Moving and Handling

• Nurturing attitude

• Calm and patient manner

• Ability to manage challenging behaviour

To work with Teaching Personnel you will be required to pass our vetting process, which involves having a DBS registered to the update service, being able to provide a full career history for at least the last 6 years and being able to provide excellent references from your two most recent employers. You will also need to come to interview at our London Bridge office before fully registering.

If you are interested in working in this school or similar schools with Teaching Personnel, please speak to Louise on 020 7593 3078 or send your up to date cv to louise.hull@teachingpersonnel.com.
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