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Teaching Assistant - Youth Offenders

Vision for Education Bristol
Somerset, UK
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10 Dec 2020

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Teaching Assistant - Youth Offenders

Pupil Referral Unit / SEMH Provision


We are looking for candidates with experience for the new term

£55.00 - £85.00 (per day dependant on experience)

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position is a minimum of 3 months relevant experience working with children, young people or adults.

Contract start date: Term 2 (This is a vacancy based within a specialist school setting in Taunton not a youth offending unit).

Vision for Education Bristol specialist SEND department are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work with young people in Taunton aged between 4 and 17 within a specialist school setting.

This Teaching Assistant - Young Offenders role is to support vulnerable young learners who are no longer in mainstream education (school-based setting). The successful Teaching Assistant will be able to build relationships quickly and have a non-judgemental mindset.

To be considered for this position you must have some experience working with children or young adults with challenging behaviours or SEMH (Social, emotional, mental health issues) and EBD (emotional Behavioural difficulties) This role can be challenging however it's a very rewarding role for the right Teaching Assistant who wants to make a difference in young learner's lives.


To be considered for the Teaching Assistant - Young Offenders role you must:

Be able to adapt to certain situations that can arise
Be resilient, empathetic and have a child centred approach
Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff
Have Team Teach training or be willing to attend the FREE course held by Vision
Experience working with Special Educational Needs
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. 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 Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

What Vision for Education Offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, 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, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £390
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks
£125 refer a friend / colleague bonus scheme (terms and conditions apply)
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support
How to Apply:

Apply today via this website if you have a passion for helping young individuals who may be disadvantaged, or for more information about this role / the experience that is required, please contact our SEND consultant in Bristol on (phone number removed).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.

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