PMLD Teaching Assistants

Posted 24/05/2024 by NYKays Ltd

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South East London, Greater London
£85 - £95/day

At NYKays Recruitment Ltd we are recruiting for experienced PMLD Teaching Assistants to start Spring/Summer Term 2024 for a long-term contract which could possibly lead to a permanent position.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to support schools in providing care and support while working closely with children with profound and multiple learning difficulties. This could mean they may have trouble with the following: communication, mental health difficulties, hearing, and visual impairments, and physical disabilities. This opportunity is best suited to a remarkably hardworking and dependable individual.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting children with PMLD (Profound and multiple learning difficulties) and SEN on a 1:1 basis.
  • Provide day to day support to Teachers in teaching and learning.
  • Supporting colleagues in undertaking personal care related tasks.
  • Working effectively alongside other teaching and support staff to ensure a safe and productive work environment is maintained.
  • Adhere to the Schools policies including Safeguarding, Child Protection, Behaviour Management, Health and Safety.


  • Experience of supporting children with PMLD (Profound and multiple learning difficulties) and SEN on a 1:1 basis.
  • Experience working with as a Special Needs Teaching assistant with special needs children for at least 3 months
  • The ideal candidate should have a proven track record in supporting students with complex needs, individually or as part of a team in a demanding, multi-disciplinary environment.
  • A commitment to working with children with special educational needs
  • Ability to manage confrontation & challenging behavior
  • Ability to adapt and respond to children needs and plan accordingly
  • Must be caring, friendly and patient
  • Have a passion for working with children with Special Needs
  • Be able to creatively contribute to the development of the students
  • Register the attendance of and supervise learners before, during, or after school sessions as appropriate
  • Work collaboratively with others to develop effective professional relationships
  • Must be dependable, punctual, and hardworking

Application Requirements for NYKays Recruitment Ltd:

  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy.
  • Your CV must cover all education and employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained.
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK.

Disclaimer 'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. NYKays is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.


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