PMLD Teaching Assistant

Location: Sheffield
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary | Secondary | SEN Support Jobs | Primary Teaching and Learning Assistants | SEN | Secondary Support | Primary SEN Support
Reference: PE11361644
Salary: £65 - £70 per day
Job Published: 10 days ago
A SEND school based in Sheffield support pupils aged between 4 and 19 years with Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), physical and medical needs.

They require friendly, caring, empathetic and reliable teaching assistants to join their support staff. The applicants need to understand the importance of communication and embed this into the work place. You will be required to provide general classroom support and may also be asked to work on a one-to-one basis or in small groups. Previous experience of working with PMLD or SLD is desirable, and all applicants must be willing to assist with personal care when required.

The school encourage and promote pupils to be the best they can be and inspire them to shine individually throughout their educational journey and into adulthood. Teaching assistants with, Moving and Handling and Personal care, Peg feeding and Medical Administration training are highly desirable.

About the Role:
Special Needs Teaching Assistant
Monday Friday or part time
8.30am- 3:30pm
£65 - £70 per day

Ideal Candidate:
  • Previous PMLD or SLD experience - highly desirable
  • Willing to provide personal care.
  • PECS or Makaton experience - desirable.
  • Moving(Team Teach & NAPPI) training - highly desirable.

About the School:
  • All through SEND school (KS1 - KS4)
  • Warm friendly and supportive staff
  • Induction & ongoing training provided
  • Well-resourced school

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