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SEN (PMLD / SLD) Specialist Teaching Assistant - Manchester

Job description

  • Are you an experienced SEN Teaching Assistant, knowledgeable about working with pupils with complex needs, including profound and multiple needs and severe learning needs?
  • Do you have a passion for supporting the development of young people with special educational needs?
  • Do you have experience working with young people in an educational or similar setting?

An Ofsted graded 'good' specialist SEN School in Manchester are looking to build their team with the addition of a new KS2 Teaching Assistant to support their pupils with Autism. This Key Stage 2 class will be opening from March 2018 due to expansion in numbers and will cater for pupils with low-functioning Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). Majority of pupils already have a place within school but will be given a new class from September to cater for their emotional and sensory needs.

This school cater for pupils aged 5 - 11 with a range of complex special needs including Severe Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Complex Medical Needs?

They are looking for an enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistant to start ideally just after the February half term to help the class with their expanding numbers.

The ideal Teaching Assistant will have sound knowledge and experience of alternative methods of communication e.g. PECs and Makaton as well as an understanding of multi-sensory needs. The school are also looking for;

  • Individuals with previous experience working within a school or a similar setting
  • Experience working with young people with multiple special educational needs
  • Individuals who have knowledge of Plevels and low national curriculum levels
  • Experience working with pupils with Autism Spectrum Condition

If you would like any more information, please contact Georgia on 0161 242 1795 or alternatively send a copy of your up-to-date 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.

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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