PMLD and SLD Teaching Assistant

Hackney, London
AH280219-168536_1551341168
Date Posted:28 Feb 2019
Competitive

PMLD and SLD Teaching Assistant

Hackney, London
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Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for an experienced PMLD and SLD specialist to work with secondary SEN pupils who have additional complex needs in a SEN school. The role starts ASAP and would be for the rest of the academic year (with the option to continue on a permanent basis) at a daily rate between £70 and £85 per day.

A large SEN school that works with a wide variety of SEN needs including PMLD and SLD in Hackney are recruiting as they need several SEN TAs to work 121 with secondary age pupils. The school is currently on a temporary site but will be moving to a new purpose-built site in September.

-Experience working with PMLD or SLD pupils is preferred but not essential
-Personal care is required
-Manual handling training is desired - training can be provided if needed.
-Candidates who have experience with hoisting and tube feeding are encouraged to apply.
-Pupils are non-verbal and have a lot of additional needs as such experience within an SEN school setting is essential.
-PECS and Makaton experience is desired.

You will be working as a support staff member in a team of three who will work throughout the school providing additional support to those classes who need it most throughout the day.

Located in Hackney the school is well connected with the Tube, Overground, rail and buses however there is no parking on site.

Work at a superb and growing SEN school with excellent training and a superb senior leadership team.

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


The essentials

To join us and be successful in this SEN PMLD and SLD Teaching Assistant role you will need to:

*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, 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


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.

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