Lawrence Weston Based Teaching Assistant - September Start

Five Education
Bristol, UK
27 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Five Education is supporting a special school in Bristol who will need Teaching Assistants for long term roles from September. This small school is based in Lawrence Weston and the children who attend all have a primary need relating to Social and Emotional needs & Behavioural needs. We have developed a good relationship with this school by sending outstanding and proactive teaching assistants and cover supervisors to them.

For this role, you will need to be flexible, happy to work in class, and possible multiple classes per day, depending on the needs of the students. You will be happy to work with Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students.

Previously, we have had great success with candidates who come from a sports background; you may be a sports coach who is looking to move into the classroom or a prospective PE PGCE student.

About the Role:

  • You will be required to work on a 1:1 or small group basis
  • Supporting students in class and around the school
  • Supporting students with their academic and social development
  • Helping students who may have missed large amounts of school recently to feel at ease in an education setting again
  • Implementing behaviour management tools in line with the school policy

Essential Criteria:

  • A flexible and resourceful approach
  • A calm demeanour
  • Good behaviour management skills
  • Have a right to work in the UK (A valid visa)
  • Two recent child based references and relevant DBS/Police checks
  • A car/ motorbike is necessary due to the location of the school

Benefits and Perks:

  • The option of PAYE or umbrella pay
  • The option of free Team Teach training from Five Education (12-hour course)
  • Friendly non-pushy consultants at Five Education

Five Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check, barred list check, reference checks, face to face interview and professional checks such as teacher's barred list.

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