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Special Needs Teaching Assistant (PMLD)

Protocol Education

£60 - £75 per day


Temporary | Full Time



Special Needs Teaching Assistant - Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD)

Location: Barnet (In-between Arnos Grove and Totteridge & Whetstone stations)

Pay: Between £60 - £75 per day (dependant on experience)

Position: Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Are you passionate about the inclusion of children with special educational needs and disabilities?

Protocol Education is looking for a special needs teaching assistant to work in a primary special needs school in the London borough of Barnet on a long term basis. A special needs teaching assistant needs to provide a high level of support to children with a range of learning difficulties including ASD (autism), complex needs and PMLD.

This school has a wonderful reputation for really understanding the individual needs of the children. They are able to create a bespoke care plan and curriculum with the input of a multidisciplinary team including parents/guardians, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, learning support workers and teachers.

The senior leadership team ensures all staff are kept up to date with relevant training when supporting and teaching the children. Once you join the school you will enrol on the CPD programme consisting of Makaton, PECS (picture exchange communications system), Epi-pen, manual handing and PEG feeding if appropriate.

The school boasts of multisensory den that follows a theme and then enhances the children's learning experiences. They also have a purpose-built hydrotherapy pool allowing children to take part in physio sessions in the water, and a soft play environment to support Physical Development, Communication, Social Interaction and to provided a safe place to play.

If you feel this school/role is of interest to you, please feel free to contact John at Protocol Education on 0203 219 7740 for further information. Alternatively, please send an updated CV to

If you are successful after the application phase we will be able to arrange trial days so that you are able to view what the working day is like at this school.

We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £40.00