PMLD Teaching Assistant

Posted on 23rd December 2019

Location: Shrewsbury

Salary: £60-75 per day

Long term and full-time roles available starting ASAP

Role description:

We are recruiting for a SEN school in Shrewsbury who are seeking an experienced enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to start ASAP on a full-time basis.

If you’re interested in this role, please contact Mariam immediately on 0121 260 0000 or

We are looking for a TA in Shrewsbury to work in a SEN school, this will be working in a primary-secondary setting starting ASAP on a full-time basis. The school wants a Teaching Assistant who has strong knowledge and experience when working in a SEN school with different range of needs.

The day-to-day responsibility of the teaching assistant will be working with students with a range of different needs which include Autism, SLD and Complex PMLD. You will be providing support to the students who can have behavioural and learning difficulties and the focus will be to support the students effectively and manage their behaviour positively.

The teaching assistant should be able to have strong behaviour management and will need to have prior experience working in SEN schools with these needs at a primary-secondary level. This is a great school to work with and will be a rewarding role for the successful applicant.

Please note: A new enhanced DBS will be needed for this role or a subscription to the DBS update service.

Please apply immediately to be considered for this position.


  • Qualified Teaching Assistant OR Relevant SEN Background
  • SEND school-based Experience
  • Autism, SLD and Complex PMLD needs experience
  • Team Teach would be desirable
  • Child and Adult Workforce DBS
  • Available Immediately
  • Level 1 safeguarding certificate
  • Recent school-based references
  • Valid Photo ID – Driving License or passport
  • Full DBS – registered on the update service

What you need to do now:

If you’re interested in this role then contact Mariam at Balfor on 0121 260 0000 or email your CV to

You can also click “apply now” to forward an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. If you feel this role isn’t right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

What you’ll get in return:

Balfor Recruitment is an award-winning recruiter to the public, private and non-profit sectors for temporary, contract and permanent staffing. With over 20 years of proven success within the recruitment industry we can provide specialist staff in the following areas:

  • SEND Teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • Primary Teachers and Support Staff
  • Secondary Teachers and Support Staff
  • Nursery Nurses and Nursery Assistants
  • FE Lecturers
  • Note Takers
  • BSL Signers
  • Academic Support Workers and Dyslexia Tutors

As well as an attractive and competitive daily rate, you will gain experience of working within a school and a good insight into the education sector. We’re extremely proud to have been assisting schools in these areas for several years. You will also join our ‘refer a friend’ scheme where you could be entitled to receive £200 in vouchers.

Balfor are members of the REC. Candidates pay rates are in line with the AWR policy which means that after qualifying period supply teachers can be paid to scale.

Balfor Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.

Balfor Recruitment is committed to Safer Recruitment and any appointments made will be subject to employment checks including a DBS check.

Balfor Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.