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PMLD Teaching Assistant

PMLD Teaching Assistant

Posted 24 April by Reed Education
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  • Role: Teaching Assistant
  • Start Date: 2nd September 2024
  • Hours: Full-time, 39 weeks per year 32.5 hours per week 8.30-15.30pm
  • Salary: Grade 3 SCP 3-6 (£22,737 - £23,893) Pro Rata

Reed Education is seeking a dedicated and compassionate individual to join our client as a Teaching Assistant. This is an exceptional opportunity to contribute to a nurturing environment that supports the educational and personal growth of our students with special needs.

The school is a beacon of specialised education, providing a nurturing and supportive environment for children and young people with severe learning difficulties, aged 2 to 19 years. The school is dedicated to bridging the gap to success, offering a rich learning experience within a happy, caring, and secure setting. Pupils benefit from a broad, balanced, and relevant curriculum, adapted to meet their individual needs and abilities.

Candidates should possess a genuine passion for special education and a commitment to enhancing the lives of students with special needs. While formal qualifications like a degree in special education can be beneficial, schools often seek individuals with strong interpersonal skills, creativity, and the ability to adapt learning materials and strategies to support diverse learning requirements. Experience in a similar role or a background in therapy, care programs, or inclusive education is highly advantageous. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the delivery of tailored educational programs
  • Support individual students, both academically and emotionally
  • Facilitate inclusive classroom activities
  • Collaborate with teachers and parents to enhance student learning


  • Passion for special education
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in a similar role is advantageous but not essential

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience and passion for special education. A member of the SEND consultancy team will be in touch to discuss your application in further detail.

Reed Education are committed to the safety and wellbeing of children. All successful candidates will be required to provide a minimum of 5 years referencing history and an enhanced Child & Adult DBS.

Reference: 52524835

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