PMLD Teaching Assistant Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties Leeds - West Yorkshire Full Time - September Start
We are currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work in a Specialist Provision in Leeds. The school cater for children and young people (aged 3-19) with Complex and Multiple Learning Needs and currently need an additional member of staff to support and work 1:1 with a student who has learning and medical needs.
The successful candidate will have a positive demeanour, be willing to get stuck in and be driven to make a difference. Peg feeding and moving and handling experience would be desirable, but the school do have specialist staff who are trained to assist with these needs. You must have some experience supporting young people with additional learning needs, whether in an educational or residential setting. A background of care experience would be beneficial.
The school is well adapted and as exceptional resources and skilled staff to support their students, including but not limited to a hydrotherapy pool, speech and language specialists and qualified nursing staff. The school implement a lot of visual learning techniques such as Makaton and PECS, so experience using these ways of communication is essential (this training can be provided by Celsian Education).
Specifics: - This is a full-time role working with students with Complex Needs.
- The school is situated in a central area of Leeds.
- Makaton, Pecs and Intensive Interaction training is required but can be provided.
- Pay is between £65 and £70 per day.
- The school are looking for a confident, outstanding teaching assistant who is looking for an opportunity for a permanent role with them, joining and becoming an crucial part of a successful and committed team.
As we are dedicated to the safeguarding and well-being of children and young people the successful candidate will be subject to an enhance DBS check and relevant safeguarding training.
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Important Notice: In order to apply for the above position all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, or eligible to apply for a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and professionalism is at the heart of what we do. Applicants are required to attend a face to face interview, reference checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure. Celsian Education is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. All of our employees are trained in Safer Recruitment as standard. It is Celsian Educations policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Celsian Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
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