Teaching Assistant – ASD/PMLD

  • SectorSEND
  • LocationTrafford
  • Contract TypeFull-time
  • Salary£60 / daily
  • Date Posted16 September 2020
  • ReferenceSEND/college

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  • Teaching Assistant
  • Trafford
  • October 31, 2020

The Education Specialists

The Education Specialists (TES) are recruiting on behalf of an ‘Outstanding’ school based in the Trafford area.

The Education Specialists are looking for an experienced SEND Teaching Assistant to support students who have PMLD and other various physical needs. You will be a supporting student on a 1:1 basis and also within small groups. The school supports KS3 and KS4 students as well as having a college attached to the school. Personal care will be involved, you will need to ensure you treat all pupils with dignity and respect. It is important you are passionate and patient as the students find it difficult to cope with change within the classroom.

Candidates will be of a caring disposition with a positive attitude and a desire to make a difference to vulnerable young people. You must be able to commit to working in a variety of school/residential settings throughout the Trafford area.

The school has high expectations of both its staff and pupils and manages pupils’ behaviour with exceptional skill and great sensitivity. This leads to a happy productive working environment for all. The school are seeking an individual who can embrace this way of working.

We are looking for staff who can provide the following support:

  • Provide emotional support to pupils.
  • You will need to be approachable and patient in order to build relationships.
  • Supporting individuals to complete set tasks within the classroom.
  • Promoting independence within the school environment.
  • Leading activities 1:1, under direction of the teacher.
  • Supporting pupils to achieve their individual education targetsPrevious experience working within this area is essential.

Applicant details and how to apply:

  • Candidates will be required to hold an enhanced DBS certificate registered with the update service or be willing to purchase one at a cost of £40.
  • Have undertaken Team Teach training or will be willing to undertake a refresher course which are offered as part of our staff training programme.
  • Application is by CV and covering letter by clicking apply now.
  • Candidates must be able to fully commit the post.
  • Salary, £60 a day depending on experience.

Individuals working for TES benefit from:

  • Holiday pay scheme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • On-going support and guidance throughout your education career.
  • A flexible approach to work.
  • Permanent and temporary opportunities.
  • A trained team of education consultants. For more information about this role and others here at TES (call the team today on 0161 838 5767).The Education Specialists are proud holders of the REC audited accreditation which means our recruitment practices are of the highest standard.

Job Type: Temporary full-time

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