Teaching Assistant

Posted 12 March by Timeplan Education Group Ltd

Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties Teaching Assistant

Time Plan Education are proudly working with a primary special school for pupils with profound and multiple learning difficulties in Hackney. We are recruiting for teaching assistants who can focus on children with complex learning needs in addition to severe learning difficulties and physical difficulties.

The successful candidate will have experience in working with children with multiple learning difficulties, have experience in Makaton, sensory stimulation and be hoist trained. Pupils will need a high level of adult support for their learning and physical needs. Sensory impairment and severe medical conditions are common, so a nurturing personality is key.

Pupils have access to a sensory garden, music therapy and individual support. There are both full and part time jobs available.

To apply for this role, you will need to have:

  • References available from a school setting
  • Experience or understanding of moderate learning difficulties
  • A current DBS
  • An enriching, patient and devoted personality

In return we are offering:

  • A competitive daily rate based on experience and training
  • Access to our CPD and in-house training
  • A dedicated consultant
  • A brilliant opportunity and full support.

If you are an experienced MLD learning support assistant, we would love to hear from you. Please email your CV or call and speak to Afsha.

Time Plan Education is a committed equal opportunities employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation. Please note that successful applicants will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS check via the disclosure and barring service.

Required skills

  • MLD
  • SLD
  • teaching assistant
  • ASD
  • learning support assistant
  • learning mentor
  • autism
  • speech and language
  • SEND

Application question

Do you have experience in working with children who have profound & multiple learning difficulties?

Reference: 34665570

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