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SEN Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside a Specialist SEN School in Swansea, who are looking to assign a Specialist SEN Assistant to support pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD).

The school caters for pupils aged 3-19 with complex physical and sensory impairments. It will be your role to support pupils to access a highly bespoke and tailored curriculum. You must have experience of supporting young people or adults with physical disabilities and/or additional needs. You will be comfortable providing personal care and would need to possess a Moving and Handling certificate as hoisting pupils will be essential.  

It is vital that you have knowledge and understanding of Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) and the ability to differentiate and adapt learning resources to meet individual pupil needs. You will have a holistic and person-centred approach and the flexibility to address and respond to social, emotional and personal needs.

The following qualifications or knowledge of the following will be highly desirable, but not essential

-          Picture Exchange Communication (PECS)

-          Makaton or BSL (to any level)

-          Autism Awareness/ASC Training

-          Team Teach / MAPA

-          Buccal midazolam training

-          Hydrotherapy and physio training

-          Rebound therapy

-          Peg & Tube Feeding

We welcome all individuals from care, support work, education or SEN teaching backgrounds!

To express an interest in this role and register with Teaching Personnel, please contact Chris our SEN Specialist Consultant on the number below for an informal conversation or send a copy of your CV through for consideration.

Look forward to hearing from you.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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