Complex needs Teaching assistant | Wrexham | SEN TA Jobs
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Complex needs Teaching assistant - Wrexham - Role: SEN TA Jobs
Axcis Education North Wales is looking for experienced PMLD teaching assistants to work within a number of SLD/ PMLD schools for a variety of day-to-day, short term and long term bookings across Flintshire and Wrexham.
A typical class sizes can be as small as 2 to 5 pupils and have a high ratio of support workers. SLD / PMLD schools have pupils with complex needs, there may be pupils with degenerative illnesses, those who are completely non-verbal and communicate using basic signing tools like Makaton or through a series of lights and clickers. There may be pupils at the high end of the autism spectrum or with Cerebral Palsy. Ability levels can vary considerably. You'll will also be working together with other professionals within the school, such as nurses, physiotherapists and speech and language therapists.
The ideal candidates would have worked within the same or similar environment ideally with children and will have had experience of assisting with pupils' physical needs, including hygiene and feeding, as well as assisting with therapy sessions. Assisting with school work and helping pupils increase their confidence, self-esteem and independence. Experience with Autism, ADHD, EBD, SLD, PMLD. Be a patient and positive role model for children. It would be an advantage for candidates to have knowledge of BSL, Makaton, Manual Handling, Personal Care, Feeding, Medication, Team Teach, PRICE or TEACCH.
Axcis is an equal opportunities employer. The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All staff will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, which include an enhanced DBS, full work history, references and a face-to-face interview.
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