pmld teaching assistant in leeds

05 November 2018
chloe overduin, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
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leeds, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 60 - £ 80 per day, other brilliant benefits
Non Teaching
reference number
chloe overduin, randstad education
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you keen and passionate to help children with PMLD needs? Are you looking to make a significant and positive difference in people's quality of life? Do you want to be part of a supportive team with the opportunity to develop your skills in the classroom? Do you want a career that can work with your schedule, with flexible part time hours? Then we want to speak with you about a brilliant opportunity!

A leading, well established SEN School in Leeds is looking to appoint a SEN Teaching Assistant as a member of their bank supply staff to cover their full staff on leave. They are in need of a TA with a can-do attitude, who can get on with their work efficiently and happily. The school caters for children with a range of PMLD and medical needs, and they need a staff member who can come in when needed as a regular, friendly face for the children. The successful applicant will have PMLD experience, as well as the motivation to work hard and work within the team to keep the children happy, safe and comfortable. Some of these children have severe complex needs and medical requirements. Applicants to this position need to have a degree of resiliency and positive focus to ensure the high-quality care these children deserve. The role will involve assisting the class teacher with children with complex needs, supporting the students individually and in groups with core subjects, engaging with their work and keeping on task with their learning. The role may occasionally have aspects of personal care, supporting students with trips to the bathroom and supporting with life skills.

Benefits of working with the school:
On site parking
Near public transport links
Top of the range equipment and technology
Specialist facilities including (but not limited to) hydrotherapy, interactive sensory room with soft play and rebound, speech and language room, specialist sports hall, as well as many more specialist outdoor areas
Brilliant career progression opportunities
Holistic and inclusive approach to teaching
Supportive management

Benefits of working with Randstad:
Dedicated SEND Consultants with experience working in SEN education
24/7 on-call service
Free career advice
Support and guidance throughout your role
Market advice
Job matching based on your preferences
Advice and feedback on your current CV
Team teach training

The role will include:
Providing assistance to the class teacher
To manage small groups of children independently
To work 1:1 with students to help develop their work
To support the general well-being of the students in the school
To monitor and evaluate pupils learning under the guidance of the teacher
To assist the teachers in the use of relevant management strategies to ensure a purposeful environment for teaching and learning to take place
Personal care for the students

Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties experience
Team teach certified ideal but not essential
A desire to encourage children to succeed
A caring, patient and calm personality
Ability to work with students with a variety of learning difficulties
Have an understanding of children with special needs
Be flexible in approach to education
Resiliency and optimism

Are these the skills you can bring? Do you feel that this is the rewarding role for you? Then please apply now!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

Randstad Education has an array of positions in the West Yorkshire area. If this is of interest to you, call the Leeds branch today on 0113 246 2500.


empathy,SEN experience