PMLD teaching assistant

Tradewind Recruitment
London (Central)
13 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have experience supporting children who have PMLD? Are you looking for your next role in Hammersmith and Fulham?

Tradewind Recruitment is recruiting for an experienced SEN teaching assistant to support a boy in Year 2 who has Cerebral Palsy. Due to his condition, he requires assistance moving around the school and needs supervision in the playground as well as with his learning in class. The senco of this well-resourced community primary school is looking for a teaching assistant who ideally has previous experience of supporting pupils with SEN and preferably PMLD.

The role will involve supporting the boy on a 1-1 basis with learning activities and making sure he is safe around school. He works well in class and gets along well with his classmates most of time but needs additional support some of the time. The ideal candidate will need to have a patient and nurturing yet assertive approach, with the ability to engage and keep him on track in class.

This is a full time role that runs until the end of the academic year in July 2018, although if you are the right fit there is an opportunity to carry on in top the next academic year 2018/19.

Hammersmith and Fulham
The school is close to Fulham Broadway station and is accessible by a number of bus routes.

We are looking for:

*Experience supporting children with PMLD
*A patient but motivated approach
*Knowledge of Cerebral Palsy
*Experience working with primary aged pupils.
*Ideally you will have experience in KS1 classrooms

*In return the school offers:

*A fantastic school with a friendly class teacher to work alongside
*Potential for a permanent role
*In house training

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*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
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
To join us and be successful in this PMLD Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
*Have knowledge and experience working with pupils who have PMLD
*Be able to use positive reinforcement when supporting behaviour difficulties
*Be a patient and positive role model for children
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as PMLD Teaching Assistant
in Hammersmith and Fulham, Greater London, quoting reference 134603. Or for more information about the role, contact Maddy Watson on /

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

'No terminology in the above advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Tradewind Recruitment is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and accepts applications from all sections of the community.'

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