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PMLD Teaching Assistant

PMLD Teaching Assistant

  • Location

    Greenwich, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

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  • Salary:

    £75 - £85 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

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Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you have experience supporting children or young adults with special needs?

Remedy Education are recruiting for a PMLD Teaching Assistant for a special school in Greenwich.

About the role:

  • PMLD Teaching Assistant needed at secondary special school in Greenwich supporting children with Autism, Complex Needs & PMLD.
  • Start date - January 2022
  • Full time and long term with the potential to turn in to a permanent contract.
  • Pay, £75 - £85 per day
  • Supporting pupils on a 1:1 or group basis.
  • Ideally you will have some experience or training in one or more of the following: Moving & Handling, Personal Care, PECS, Makaton, Team Teach, Autism strategies etc.
  • Providing nurturing and caring support for pupils physical, emotional, behavioural and learning needs.
  • Previous experience as a Support Worker, PMLD Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant or Care Worker required.

About the school:

  • Special school & college for young people with Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) and Autism (ASC) in Bolton.
  • Rated Outstanding by Ofsted.
  • They place a lot of emphasis on internal and external partnership working which means staff supporting each other and close communication with parents and carers too.
  • They aim for learning without limits which means challenging students to reach their full potential despite their obstacles.
  • Fully accessible and tailored facilities with adapted environment and specialist resources to meet the needs of their pupils.

About the pupils:

  • Pupils are aged 11-19 and have an EHCP for SEN with including SLD, Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) and Autism (ASC).
  • Pupils are both verbal or non-verbal so some will need support with Speech & Language and often use PECS or Makaton to communicate.
  • Many pupils require wheelchair or hoist support.
  • Many pupils have physical needs and may require personal care so some experience with this would be a bonus but is not essential for all Support Worker staff.
  • Pupil behaviour is excellent and this really contributes to their learning progress.
  • The new Support Worker / PMLD Teaching Assistant will need to be empathetic, adaptable, resilient and patient in order to help pupils achieve progress however small it may be.

Benefits of working through Remedy Education:

  • An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
  • Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
  • Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
  • A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success

Too apply for this PMLD Teaching Assistant role and register with Remedy Education please call Carly Walters on, 0208 418 1390.