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PMLD Teaching Assistant and Mentor – Bath

Mentor, Support Assistant
Permanent, Temporary
Permanent, Temporary
Salary: £100 per day
Travel Expenses: £0.40 per mile
Immediate Start: Yes
Job Reference: MENTOR0074

Role Description:
The successful candidate will play a vital role in supporting students with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD). In addition to classroom assistance, you will also provide mentorship, ensuring students are mentally and emotionally supported in their learning journey.

Key Responsibilities:

– Provide tailored assistance to PMLD students during lessons and activities, ensuring a positive and enriching learning environment.
– Collaborate closely with teachers, therapists, and other staff members to ensure comprehensive care.
– Develop and implement Individualised Education Plans (IEPs) and behavioural strategies in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams.
– Offer mentorship to students, focusing on their emotional and social well-being.
– Attend regular training and team meetings to share insights and stay updated with the latest educational methodologies and support techniques.
– Document students’ progress, behaviours, and challenges, suggesting improvements as necessary.

Qualifications and Experience:

– NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Supporting Teaching and Learning or a related field.
– Experience working with students with PMLD or special educational needs is essential.
– Training in safeguarding and child protection.
– Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with students of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
– Knowledge of behaviour management strategies and positive reinforcement techniques.
– Strong verbal and written communication skills.
– Commitment to ongoing professional development.
– Ability to work flexibly and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Interested in making a meaningful difference with Lexia Education Services? Please apply online.

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