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SEND Teaching Assistant PMLD & Physical Disabilities

SEND Teaching Assistant PMLD & Physical Disabilities

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

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  • Salary:

    £75 - £85 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

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  • Startdate:

    September 2020

An SEND school based in Lambeth, South East London, specialising in SLD and PMLD that cater for students aged between 4 and 19 are looking for a teaching assistant to join their support staff f team.

They require a teaching assistant for a long term, full time role to work within their well resourced primary department. You will be required to provide 1:1 support for a Key Stage 2 pupil with a specific physical disability who requires manual handling and hosting in and out of a wheelchair on a daily basis. You may also be required to provide general and in class support and to lead small group interventions to SEND students under the direction of the Learning Support Coordinator.

Previous experience of working with Physical Disabilities and Severe Learning Difficulties is a requirement, and all applicants must be willing to assist with personal care. Teaching assistants with, Manual Handling, Peg feeding and Medical Administration training are highly desirable. Many of the children are non verbal and therefore the ability to use communication aids such as PECS and Makaton would be advantageous. If you are a caring, friendly and patient person or have a care/support worker background then this would be an ideal role for you.

This is a full time, long term role with an immediate start and will continue on until the end of the following academic year - July 2020.

About the role:

" Primary SEND Teaching Assistant - working with PMLD and SLD.

" Full time, Monday to Friday, working hours 8.30am until 4.15pm

Ideal Candidate:

" Previous PMLD experience is essential

" Willing to provide personal care

" Manual Handling training - essential

About the school:

" All through SEND school (KS1 -4)

" Warm friendly and supportive staff

" Ongoing training provided

" Well resourced school with state-of-the-art facilities

If you are interested, then please contact Carly Walters at Remedy Education.