PMLD Teaching Assistant

Cheshire, CW7 Emma Bloore
All/Full Time £375.00 - £425.00

Posted 1 month ago

Role: PMLD Teaching Assistant  

Salary: 375 - 425 Per week

Location: Winsford

Start Date: Flexible

Contract: Full-time, Long-term contract


Simply Education is currently working in partnership with a SEND provision in Winsford that supports students aged between 2-19 with complex learning, medical and physical needs. The provision aims to establish a family feel where each students needs is individually catered for and milestones are celebrated. Class sizes are roughly 4 – 6 students per class. Learning is focused on promoting independence and following the student’s individual pathway which is informed from the students EHCP and arising needs. The school also has additional facilities for their students including a hydrotherapy pool and Physiotherapy centre.  

The setting is Ofsted rated outstanding setting where staff’s wellbeing is prioritised. The school has measures in place to ensure that an effective work life balance is established for all their staff. There is a possibility for the position becoming a permanent role for the right candidate. Due to the nature of the role someone with prior experience in a SEND or Caring background would be ideal for the position. Alternatively, someone with knowledge of the EYFS framework would be beneficial.

If you are interested in this exciting Teaching Assistant opportunity to work with a school that is dedicated to supporting students and developing their skills and independence, please get in touch with Simply Education today. We look forward to hearing from you!


Advantages of working in a Special Needs environment

-Shorter working hours which will help you to establish a better work life balance.

- Smaller class sizes where you can really get to know your students

-More non-contact time so marking can be done during the working hours

- Flexibility within the curriculum meaning you can be creative with your approach.

- Satisfaction in supporting and seeing students reach their full potential.

- Complimentary lunch


Key Responsibilities:

- To support students to access their learning.

- Support the students to become re-engaged with their learning.

- Model and promote high behaviour expectations.

- Communicate effectively and build rapport and common interests with the students to inspire and motivate them.

- To prepare the students for life beyond school.


Key Requirements:

- An understanding of SEMH needs

- Knowledge and understanding of vocational education.

- Strong communication skills.

- Resilience and the ability to model and promote high behaviour expectations.

- Ability to inspire and motivate students.

- Willingness to learn new skills and techniques.

- Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

- Driving license and access to own transport is desirable.


The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:

-Your own dedicated consultant who will support, advise, and guide you through the registration process.

-24/7 access to your dedicated consultant via phone/text/email – That can answer any arising questions or needs.

-Exclusive access to our Educational Development Managers – We offer several SEND courses such as Autism Awareness, De-escalation Practices, An introduction to the role of a Cover Supervisor and Behaviour management. All our courses are completely free and will help you to upskill your understanding and approach.

-Competitive rates of pay.

-Minimal administration (no time sheets!) – At Simply Education we pride ourselves in making the process easier for you as candidates. We process all timesheets for you ensuring the pay is always on time.

-Email and SMS verification of bookings – For all bookings you will receive a booking confirmation and directs to the school. You will also have access to an online diary system where you can view your bookings and update your availability.

-£75 referral scheme - If you refer a friend to us both you and your friend will receive a £75 bonus following the successful completion of 10 days.


If you are a passionate, enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who is committed to supporting students who have become disconnected with their learning, please apply today.


If you are interested in this Teaching Assistant position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.  Alternatively, for an informal chat about the Teaching Assistant role please contact Emma Bloore, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Cheshire office in Nantwich.

Alternatively, if this role isn’t quite right for you, please do get in contact as we are currently working on several exciting opportunities within the Cheshire area which could be the right role for you.


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