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15 x SEN Teaching Assistants

Job type: Temp to Perm, Full time

Location: Bristol

£345 - 360 per week

Recruiter: Vision for Education

Sector: Education

Job description

We are looking to recruit staff who are genuinely inspired to work within a strong, supportive team, delivering high quality provision for the children within your care.

About the role

Due to huge expansion of the school, they are looking for 15 new Teaching Assistants to join their team on a temp to perm basis. The initial contract will be for a few months / terms and on successful completion, will be transferred onto a permanent contract with the school. The school cater for children from Early Years, through to post 16. The class sizes are made up of 1 Teacher and 3 to 4 Teaching Assistants. Part of your role as a Teaching Assistant will be to encourage positive learning, ensuring the childs needs are met and that they can get the most of out each day. The role is Monday to Friday, term time only, 8:30 - 15:30.

About the school

Opened in September 2016, this school is the first state funded all age specialist provision in the South-West for children with a primary diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASD) and who have an Education Health Care Plan. The school are dedicated to serving their young people. They are focused on developing the ambition, confidence and potential of each of their students. The school is part of a trust, made up of various primary, secondary and special schools. The trust have plans to open at least 3 more schools within the next 12 months, making this a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to build a career and have excellent career progression.

The school have fantastic, state of the art facilities, and run various therapies for the children at the school. There is lots of opportunity for you to make your role your own, being able to bring your skills and interests into the classroom to support the children in unique ways.


To be considered for the role of 15 x SEN Teaching Assistants you will:

  • Relevant and referable experience within an education or residential setting
  • Experience, or a desire, to support children with Autism and various learning difficulties
  • Have a bubbly personality
  • Have a bubbly personality
  • Able to work weekdays, term time only, from 8:30 to 3:30pm
  • Hold an enhanced DBS on the update service, or be willing to process one with us

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:

  • Experience, or a desire, to support children with Autism and various learning difficulties

We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About us

We are a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What we offer 

As a valued employee you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply 

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. 

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  • Quay, Bristol Bridge Ferry Landing, Baldwin Street
  • Entrance, Bristol Bridge Ferry Landing
  • Bristol Bridge Ferry Landing, Baldwin Street
  • Stop Bd, Baldwin Street, Baldwin Street
  • Stop Bc, Baldwin Street, Baldwin Street

 Nearby schools

  • LPW Independent School
  • St Michael's on the Mount Church of England Primary School
  • Andalusia Academy Bristol
  • Cathedral Primary School
  • Bristol Cathedral Choir School

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