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Teaching Assistant - Mansfield

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are seeking Teaching Assistants with experience with assisting children with special needs who present with PMLD to work in a "Outstanding" rated school in the NG19 area of Nottinghamshire.

The school caters for around 70 children aged between 3-18 with an EHCP and offer outstanding facilities for learning including a hydro pool for children who have sensory and mobility needs.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Flexible and adaptable to work with a variety of needs and age ranges, as the school cater for students aged between 3-19 years old
  • Experienced working with individuals presenting with PMLD either in residential or school based settings
  • Be confident to manage challenging behaviour, in particular for those students who have impaired communication abilities
  • Be willing to get involved in team meetings to discuss the progress students (both academically and socially)
  • Be willing to get involved in extra-curricular activities including regular trips out into the community to encourage social skills
  • A positive role model for the students at all times, encouraging positive social behaviour and engagement within the curriculum
  • Able to support both verbal and non-verbal students who may use additional communication aids such as Makaton and PECS
  • Confident to differentiate the levels of support depending on the student's needs and abilities, including those working on P Levels
  • Have moving and handling experience or CPD.

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