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PMLD Teaching Assistant

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28 Jan 2022

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PMLD Teaching Assistant - Tower Hamlets
  • PMLD Teaching Assistant required for an SEN school
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Supporting children with special needs and disabilities
  • Immediate start
  • 14 - 19 year olds
  • 8.30am - 4.00pm Monday-Friday
  • £75 - £80 per day depending on experience

The school:

An SEN school in Tower Hamlets are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join their staff as soon as possible. The school caters for students with PMLD aged 14-19 years. The school was rated "Outstanding" in their last inspection in May 2021 and currently has 100 students in attendance.

The ideal candidate:
  • Experience working within in a PMLD school or a healthcare background
  • Willingness to assist with personal care is essential for this role
  • Have a positive and caring attitude with excellent communication skills
  • Able to commit to a full time position, Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.00pm
  • Have a strong work/team ethic
  • Resilient as the role can be challenging but very rewarding
  • Passionate and professional

The role:
  • Assisting learning in the classroom
  • Working in collaboration with your team to deliver the highest quality of care
  • Following students specific care plans
  • Carrying out personal care, feeding, changing and lifting
  • Assisting students on a 1:1 basis or in small group settings
  • Supporting students with personal care, feeding, toileting, washing and dressing
  • Adapt techniques to suit learners
  • Manual handling - Lifting and helping students move around

Essential elements:
  • An Enhanced DBS Disclosure preferably on the update service, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Does this sound like the job for you?

If so, apply today! Please apply here or email orlagh. for more information on this role.

About Academics:

Academics are a leading national education agency that specialises in the recruitment of permanent, long term and daily supply teachers and support staff. At Academics we understand that jumping into a new work environment can be a daunting task, often tedious and requires a lot of preparation. As an Academic's SEN TA you will have a dedicated consultant who will support you with your career and who will give you access to a variety of flexible opportunities, all at great rates of pay.
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