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PMLD Teaching Assistant- Rochdale

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A full time position for a Teaching Assistant who can play a direct role in supporting the optimal development of pupils with SEN. The position commences as soon and runs untill the end of the academic year. This setting do also have longer term positions available so Teaching Assistants seeking permenant roles are encouraged to apply.

The setting is a Secondary Special Needs School situated in Rochdale. The school currently has 253 pupils enrolled and caters for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) who are aged 11- 19. In its most recent 2016 inspection the school was graded 'good' with outstanding features by OFSTED.

The role will involve working in collaboration with a fully Qualified Teacher to support and encourage the holistic development of pupils with PMLD. The school are currently seeking a Teaching Assistant who has a clear passion for supporting pupils with SEN in achieving their opitmal potential.

Ideally the PMLD Teaching Assistant will have:

  • Experience working a special school
  • Ideally Team-Teach trained (teaching personnel provide training)
  • Have an in-depth knowledge understanding of safeguarding procedures
  • Experience working with pupils with PMLD
  • An in-depth understanding of how to de-escalate challenging behaviour

If you are a PMLD Teaching Assistant and have experience working within a special school and feel you have the appropriate skills and expertise to succeed in the role, please apply directly.

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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