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Support Assistant- PMLD- Rochdale

Job description

A part time position for a PMLD Teaching Assistant to work within a specialist school. The position is initially temporary commencing as soon as possible and running untill the end of the academic year. There could be opportunity for full time positions so Teaching Assistants seeking full time roles are encouraged to apply.

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. Due to the nature of role the school require an experienced Teaching Assistant who has experience in working with SEN in some capacity.

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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