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PMLD Support worker

Job Description:

I am currently recruiting PMLD Teaching Assistants to work within a Special Needs School located within County Durham. Teaching Assistants are extremely respected and key to the overall learning and development of pupils. The positions would suit individuals who are seeking a challenging, professional, enjoyable, and rewarding experience.

We are recruiting for an SEN Schools we would be placing you in have students with disabilities of a nature that would involve assisting with their personal hygiene care. The schools cater for pupils with severe and profound learning difficulties aged 3 – 19. The schools have Specialist Provision for Sensory and Physical needs.

The SEN Teaching Assistant role

• To support and engage with the SEN pupils in class

• Assist the teacher where possible

• Assess and track progress of pupils

• Help clean and ensure the classroom is ready for the next school day

• This is a full time role ( Monday – Friday 8:30am until 3:30 pm)

• Support pupils with their personal hygiene care

The Ideal SEN Teaching Assistant should have a proven track record in supporting students with complex needs as part of a team and working positively in a demanding environment. 

The ideal candidate should have the following:

  • Experience of working as a PMLD Teaching Assistant in a special school
  • Flexible and available for full time work.
  • Current, valid DBS (update service).
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of safeguarding policies.
  • Have own Transport

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • The ability to adapt quickly to a variety of situations.
  • Think and plan strategically
  • Caring attitude and a passion to contribute the learning and development of pupils.
  • Be a confident person with a warm and friendly approach.
  • Able to apply behaviour policies effectively.


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