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SLD Teaching Assistant

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Job description

SLD and PMLD Specialists NEEDED!

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Gain valuable experience in a number of key specialist schools across Nottingham
  • CPD training sessions in Team Teach, Autism and Supporting SEN

Teaching Personnel are working with a client in the Nottingham city area who require Teaching Assistants who specialise in working with young people who have Severe Learning Difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties.

Responsibilities will include:

? Working as a general support assistant with a variety of pupils, in addition to being assigned to work on a 1:1 or 2:1 basis with specific students.

? Ensure a high standard of personal care for each student, including matters of physical wellbeing and personal hygiene.

? To ensure the safety of Students and other staff at all times. Using sound risk assessments as appropriate.

? Contribute and adhere to student behaviour management strategies.

? Follow all school policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate will be:

? Minimum of one year’s previous experience of working with young people who have severe learning difficulties and who can present with challenging behaviours.

? Excellent people skills – able to liaise with a variety of school staff, students and professionals.

? Willing to undertake personal care requirements including toileting, feeding and changing.

? Trained in manual handling and confident to use equipment e.g. wheelchairs, frames and hoists.

? The ability to work under pressure in challenging circumstances.

? The ability to work on ones own initiative and as part of a committed team.

? Good time management and personal organisation.

? Ideally a driver with a valid current driving licence and a car.

? Level 3 qualified (desirable but NOT essential).

Don't miss out on these fantastic opportunities!!! If you're interested in applying then please contact Luke McDonald on OR 0115 8456405

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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