PMLD Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant - Hackney, North East London

Ref: 5339Friday 17 May 2024

Role: PMLD Teaching Assistant

Salary: £80 - £90 PAYE

Location: North East London - Hackney

Immediate Start

Do you have a passion for supporting PMLD students?

Are you seeking a rewarding career that will allow you to transform young lives?

Perhaps you’re keen on starting a new career within a SEN environment whilst obtaining excellent training opportunities?

I am working with a Special School based in the London Borough Hackney who are looking for committed, friendly, approachable people who are willing to learn new ways of working with children with Special Needs. 

The School: This special School focuses on supporting children from the age 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties, PMLD, physical disabilities and medical needs. The Schools focus is for the students and staff to feel fulfilment, belonging and independence. 


Working as a PMLD Teaching Assistant: 

  • Excellent training and progression pathways fully supported by the ambitious SLT.
  • Working closely with experienced professionals; SEN Teachers, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists.
  • A truly creative and engaging environment.
  • Deliver pastoral and learning support. 
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to their progress and achievement. 
  • Personal care (feeding/changing) where required and assist with sensory and medical needs. 

Essential Requirements: 

  • Experience working within a Special School 
  • Experience working with medical, physical disabilities 
  • Experience working with children with SEND 
  • Classroom experience 
  • Pro-active, friendly and empathetic nature 

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert! Applying on our company website, uploading your CV to our website, or emailing your CV to If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development. Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.

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