PMLD Teaching Assistant

Bury, Greater Manchester
JN -012019-186545_1548860552
Date Posted:30 Jan 2019
£55 - £70 per day

PMLD Teaching Assistant

Bury, Greater Manchester
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If you would like to join an 'Outstanding' SEN secondary school and sixth form, then this PMLD Teaching Assistant role is awaiting your application! This is a full time, long term role, paying up to £70 a day.

Available ASAP

About the role:

*The role will include supporting students in KS3, KS4 and KS5.
*This work has a dual educational and care element. The PMLD Teaching Assistant role will also involve assisting young people with feeding and personal care.
*Knowledge of how students learn, and P-Levels training are advantageous, as is Hoist/ Moving and Handling training.
*The ideal candidate will have prior experience of working with children with PMLD and will ensure that they are able to provide support that is tailored to students' specific needs.
* You will work with various students and a range of subject areas, as well as working collaboratively with the SENCO and classroom teachers, so you must be able to work using your initiative and follow direction when needed.

The school:

We are recruiting on behalf of a well-established school, with students ranging from 11-18 years old. The school has been graded 'Outstanding' in all areas by Ofsted; the creative curriculum is a particular strength of the school's work and offers opportunities for students to take part in a wide range of additional activities. The school pride themselves on an induction programme leading to excellent professional development opportunities and are fully committed to the progress of their staff, as well as their students.
The school are looking for someone with the ability to build strong relationships with both students and staff. You must be a professional practitioner, with a will to attain the highest standard in teaching and learning.

The school is based in Bury, with excellent transport links and parking available.

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

*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*Have a CV with 10 years employment history included and any employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
*More training and development 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
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*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
*A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

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.

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