Teaching Assistant - PMLD

  • Job Reference: 00055671-1
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £65.00 to £75.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Teaching Assistant - Profound and multiple learning difficulties 


£65.00 - £75.00 (per day dependent on experience)

Vision are flexible on start date around candidate availability

This role is based within a school setting

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position is a minimum of 3 months relevant experience working with children, young people or adults.

Contract start date: January 2022– supply role

Vision for Education are seeking experienced SEND teaching assistants who have experience in supporting profound disabilities and are passionate about supporting pupils in a school setting.

The Role

To be successful in this role you will need to be flexible, adaptable, have experience working with learning difficulties from severe to profound. Students often require assistance with personal care and moving throughout the school setting.

You will need to be confident, outgoing and willing to become part of an energetic team. You will be expected to hit the ground running and get immersed in the daily activities such as singing, story telling, art & crafts and sensory activities!

The School

Catering for a variety of SEND including severe and profound learning difficulties, this school takes a sensory approach to supporting students through their learning and development. It is essential that you are able to work as part of a team and embrace the inclusive ethos of the school.

To be considered for the Teaching Assistant role you require:

Experience of moving and handling, hoists, PEG feeding and other SEND related medical needs
Be available for day to day supply on a part time or full time experience
Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff
Have an enhanced child workforce DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for a new one
Have Team Teach training or be willing to attend the FREE course held by Vision
Experience working with Special Educational Needs
Have previous experience working in a similar setting
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country.

What Vision for Education offer As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system
Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria)
Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period)
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth over £500
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks
£125 refer a friend / colleague bonus scheme (terms and conditions apply)
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support

How to apply

Apply today via this website if you have a passion for helping young individuals who may be disadvantaged, or for more information about this role / the experience that is required, please contact our Sheffield SEND team today at Vision for Education (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.