SEND Teaching Assistant

The Aurora Group
Bristol (City Centre)
£16,000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

SEND Teaching Assistant

Salary: £16,000

Hours: 20 hours per week – Term TimeL

ocation: Aurora St Christopher's

It’s a really exciting time to work for Aurora St Christopher’s. We are currently looking a Teaching Assistant to join our growing team who are making a real difference to young people’s lives.

Situated close to Bristol City centre Aurora St Christopher’s School is a DfE registered Independent Special School providing specialist education for pupils aged 5 to 19 years with a range of needs resulting in severe and complex learning difficulties. It provides education for 40 weeks of the year and shares the same site as the children’s home.

The purpose of the Teaching Assistant is to support the children with their learning and care whilst in class. To manage behaviour and tailor approach to the individual child and to ensure that every child has the opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. On occasion the Teaching Assistant will need to support the Class Teacher with the day to day running of the class in the absence of the HTLA.

If you are passionate about giving children and young people life chances that will shape their future, then you may well be the person we are looking for.

The Aurora Group acquired St Christopher’s in April 2015 and has great plans for its development. Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs, and we are growing fast.

THE BENEFITS Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • High street discounts
  • Child care vouchers
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Paid Holiday

Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs and disabilities.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Closing Date: Friday 10th November

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