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Are you passionate about supporting students with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) in their educational journey?

Join our team at Teaching Personnel, where we are committed to providing high-quality support and opportunities for educators supporting students with complex needs. We are currently seeking a dedicated Classroom Support Assistant to join our secondary school client in Holland Park, West London, where you will play a crucial role in facilitating sensory and activity-based learning experiences for our students. If you have a passion for creating engaging and inclusive learning environments, we encourage you to apply.

This is a great opportunity for graduates, former teaching assistants or youth workers looking for more responsibility and experience in supporting students. Any cover supervisors or graduates with any relevant or related work experience are encouraged to apply for immediate consideration.

Key Responsibilities
• Work closely with teaching... staff and therapists to support students with PMLD in accessing the curriculum through sensory and activity/play-based learning approaches.
• Assist in the planning and delivery of individualised learning activities and interventions, incorporating alternative communication methods such as PECS cards to facilitate student engagement and interaction.
• Create and implement sensory-rich learning environments within the classroom, utilising a variety of resources and equipment to stimulate student senses and promote exploration and discovery.
• Support students in developing communication, social, and independence skills through structured activities and play-based learning experiences.
• Provide one-to-one and small group support to students during lessons and activities, adapting approaches and resources to meet individual needs and preferences.
• Assist students with personal care tasks and mobility support as required, ensuring their safety and well-being at all times.
• Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team members, including therapists, SENCO, and parents/carers, to develop and implement support strategies.
• Maintain accurate records of student progress, behavior incidents, and interventions, contributing to student assessments and reviews as needed.

Requirements
• Patience, empathy, and resilience when working with students who may have limited communication and mobility skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, sharing ideas and best practices to enhance student learning and development.
• Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, adhering to school policies and procedures at all times

The Successful Candidate Will
• Have experience working with children and young people
• Be passionate about working with children
• Be patient, caring and engaging
• Be enthusiastic about education
• Be supportive and helpful in and around the classroom
• Be confident with Maths, Science and English to GCSE level
• Hold or be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS check (Child Workforce only)

Working With Teaching Personnel, You Will Benefit From
• Competitive daily pay rates paid every Friday (PAYE and no umbrella company used)
• A dedicated, experienced specialist Consultant
• Access to our Online Portal to easily manage your calendar, view payslips and update your personal details
• Access to our exclusive CPD Academy with hundreds of training courses (many free!)
• After registering with us, in case of relocation you can work with our branches across the country
• Have access to our intervention programmes, giving you opportunities to develop pupils on a 1:1 and small group basis
• £50 Refer a Friend bonus scheme
• Pension Scheme

If you are looking for your next role supporting children in an educational setting, please call Tom at Teaching Personnel for more information or apply within with an up-to-date copy of your CV.

If this position is not quite what you are looking for, then please still get in touch to register so we can provide you with other opportunities to support your career in education.

Enhanced DBS clearance (or willingness to obtain) is required for this role.

Please apply with your CV today and a member of the team will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.

We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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