We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site. By continuing to use the site you agree to our use of cookies. Accept

Teaching Assistant – Special Needs – PMLD

SEND Teaching Assistant – PMLD

London Borough of Hillingdon

Full or part time

January 2020 start

The School:

Supply desk is pleased to be working with a special needs school in the London Borough of Hillingdon that prides itself on providing a nurturing and inclusive environment for children with SEND allowing for them to succeed to the best of their ability no matter what challenges they may face. The pupils and students have severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and supports children from the ages of 3-19. The school has excellent facilities and access to a range of resources to provide a rich and stimulating environment for the children. There is an opportunity across all age groups.

This is a chance to diversify your own career and move into an incredibly rewarding role within a SEN setting. Applicants with previous experience as an SEND Teaching Assistant (main stream or special needs schools) are also welcomed. You will be responsible for working with children and supporting their complex needs as part of a team of TA’s alongside a teacher in a rich and stimulating environment in this SEN school for children with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities (PMLD).

The role of a SEND Teaching Assistant will require the following responsibilities;

  • Supporting students with severe and complex needs including Autism and Asperger’s, down syndrome and cerebral palsy
  • Providing students with personal care assistance
  • Managing challenging behaviour
  • Collaborating with the teacher and assisting with creating and delivering activities
  • Recording students’ progress and feeding back to the teacher
  • Will work one to one with some pupils or students depending on which age group you work with

The ideal candidate will have /be;

  • Previous experience with SEN
  • Good knowledge of SEN and passion to develop
  • Able to manage challenging behaviour
  • Able to commit to working fixed days – full or part time and to commute to the Hillingdon area
  • Has a clear and valid DBS on the update service  or willing to obtain one
  • Able to assist pupils/ students with personal care

Do not delay in applying for this position as an SEND Teaching Assistant in a special needs school in the London Borough of Hillingdon, if it is of interest we would love to hear from you!

Supply Desk is working in partnership with Buckinghamshire Local Authority and represent a host of opportunities in Buckinghamshire. In addition to top rates of pay, and a commitment to your professional development we can offer you a pension contribution scheme and a dedicated consultant to support you every step of the way.  Please visit our website www.supplydesk.co.uk.

To take full advantage of this opportunity please forward your CV to jennifer.harrison@supplydesk.co.uk

or call Jenny Harrison on: 01923 295 300 / 01494 840527 / 01296 752 499  for more information.

Due to the overwhelming response to online advertising, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Supply Desk offer a £100 ‘Golden Hello’ for anyone who introduces a teacher/teaching assistant. Get in touch for further details.

Supply Desk is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment and meet Safer Recruitment standards.


Apply for this job