SLD/PMLD Teaching Assistant

Location: Doncaster
Job Type: Part Time
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: sldpmldta20
Salary: £89 - 100 per day + PAYE
Job Published: about 1 month ago

We are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate SLD/PMLD Teaching Assistant to join our team at an SEND school specialising in PMLD and SLD in the north east area of Doncaster. Our school is part of a large MAT, providing excellent opportunities for professional development and career progression.

As an SLD/PMLD Teaching Assistant, you will work closely with our experienced teaching staff to provide individualised support to our students with severe learning difficulties and profound and multiple learning difficulties. You will be responsible for assisting with the delivery of tailored learning programmes, supporting students with personal care and hygiene needs, and providing a nurturing and inclusive environment for all learners.

This is initially a minimum 12-week role with Protocol Education, with the possibility of going temp-to-perm for the right person. We welcome applications from both full-time and part-time candidates and will work with you to ensure a flexible working schedule that suits your needs.


  • Provide one-to-one and group support to students with SLD and PMLD, both in and out of the classroom setting.
  • Assist with the delivery of tailored learning programmes, including sensory and communication activities.
  • Support students with personal care and hygiene needs, including toileting and feeding.
  • Foster a safe, inclusive, and nurturing learning environment for all students, promoting positive relationships and behaviour.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff and other professionals to ensure the best outcomes for our learners.


  • A passion for working with SEND students and a commitment to their individual development and progress.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills.
  • A positive and proactive approach to problem-solving and working as part of a team.
  • A willingness to learn and develop new skills.


  • Competitive rates of pay, with the possibility for temp-to-perm for the right candidate.
  • Access to a comprehensive training and development programme, with opportunities for career progression.
  • A supportive and inclusive working environment, with dedicated staff and excellent resources.
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of our students and their families.

If you are an enthusiastic and dedicated SLD/PMLD Teaching Assistant looking for your next challenge, we want to hear from you. Please apply today with your CV and a covering letter, and we will be in touch to discuss this exciting opportunity further.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website 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.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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