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PMLD Teaching Assistant - South West London

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £70 - £80 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

  • Contact email:

    carly@Remedyeducation.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    80

  • Salary low:

    70

  • Job ref:

    PMLDpersonalassistan_1623146614

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Are you passionate that all children should have equal opportunities to excellent care and education?

Are you looking to get in to a permanent role!?

Remedy Education are proud to be recruiting for a PMLD Teaching Assistant/ Support Worker at an outstanding special needs secondary school in Lambeth, South West London.

To join us and be successful in this PMLD Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:

  • Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks.
  • Provide a CV with at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.

About the role:

  • PMLD Teaching Assistant / Teaching Assistant in a secondary special school in Lambeth, South West London.
  • Start date - ASAP
  • Full time and long term, TEMP TO PERM!
  • Pay, £75 - £85 per day, depending on experience
  • Supporting pupils with Autism (ASC), Complex Needs and PMLD on a 1:1 or group basis. There are a mixture of needs from low to high functioning. Including sensory needs, speech & language needs, physical needs and emotional & behaviour needs.
  • You may need to support with Personal Care and deliver Moving & Handling for wheelchair and hoist users.
  • You must have prior experience as either a SEN Teaching Assistant, PMLD Teaching Assistant, Support Worker or Care Worker.

About the school:

  • Special needs secondary school for young people with Autism, Complex Needs and Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities.
  • Rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted in all areas.
  • Excellent modern facilities including hydrotherapy pool, art therapy room, sensory room and garden, SMART room and various other 1:1 and specialised spaces.
  • Highly differentiated curriculum to meet individual needs.
  • There is a team atmosphere with management and staff working closely together. They have high expectations but everyone is well supported and helps each other.


About the pupils:

  • All pupils are 19 - 25 and have an EHCP for SEN.
  • Pupils need support managing emotions, processing and understanding work and interaction with peers.
  • Pupils are both verbal or non-verbal so some will need support with Speech & Language and use PECS, Signalong or Makaton to communicate.
  • Some pupils have Sensory Needs so an appreciation and empathy towards this is needed in order t prevent young people from getting anxious and reaching crisis.
  • Some pupils have physical needs and use wheelchairs and hoists and will require personal care support.

By registering with Remedy Education you will benefit from:

  • 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
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants