PMLD Teaching Assistant - required for long term work in September in Manchester
To work under the direct supervision of teaching/senior staff, usually in a classroom with a teacher, to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils in the classroom
To assist the teacher in providing support for pupils with severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and autism (ASD)
You will be required to support the pupils to:
Attend to the personal needs of pupils including the implementation of personal learning programmes that may include social, health, physical, hygiene and welfare objectives.
Supervise and support children in their access of learning.
Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and responding to the needs of each individual child.
Actively promote inclusive practice within the classroom setting to ensure acceptance of all children.
Encourage children to play and interact with one another.
Encourage children to engage in, and participate in learning activities lead by the class teacher.
To encourage children to act independently as appropriate
Assist other staff in delivering programmes of work devised by other professionals including; physio programmes and positioning of children, speech and language therapy programmes, occupational therapy programmes.
Providing appropriate levels of intervention with regard to incidents of challenging behaviour within a SLD, PMLD, ASD setting.
To support children with SLD, PMLD and/or ASD in integrated activities with pupils in the mainstream.
Assist with the management of pupils outside the classroom e.g. lunch times and outside the school e.g. school trips as directed by the class teacher and member of the school's management.
The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this Job Description are indicative and may vary over time. Post holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and extent of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.
If you have relevant experience whether in a care environment or an education one, please send your details and a cv to Manchester@ednetwork.co.uk FAO Katy