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SEN Learning Support Assistant

Vision for Education Bristol
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15 Oct 2021

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SEN Learning Support Assistant


South Gloucester

Full Time

£70.00 - £85.00 per day. Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications.


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Vision for Education is seeking to appoint SEN Teaching Assistant / SEN TA / SEN Learning Support Assistant / SEND LSA to join our successful team and to work in a Primary Setting within the South Gloucester area.

The desired SEND Teaching Assistant / SEN TA / SEN Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA should have experience working with primary aged pupils, specifically KS2 / Key Stage Two, with SEN, and ideally hold a TA or HLTA qualifications. The successful applicant will have had previous experience in supporting individuals with a Visual Impairments and ideally be able to read and teach Braille or a willingness to be trained in this.

This position is to support a student on a 1:1 basis, however depending upon their timetable you may be required to work with small groups of children. This is a temporary post subject to funding ending when the funding ceases or the child leaves the school.

This primary setting boasts fantastic outside space, community support and a well-established SLT. Working closely with the wider community, parents and guardians. You will be working closely with the classroom teacher to plan innovative and engaging lessons that will meet the needs of the child you will be working with.

We pride ourselves on our provision of good and outstanding practitioners to fantastic settings in the area. We are looking to hear from passionate and determined individuals who are looking to share their skills and expertise in settings in South Gloucester.


To be considered for the SEN Teaching Assistant / SEN TA / SEN Learning Support Assistant / SEN LSA, the minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:

Ideally (but not essential) hold a TA or HLTA qualification or graduate seeking experience in the education sector
Experience working with children with special educational needs ideally supporting pupils with Visual Impairments

Have current/recent experience (within the last two years)

Be flexible, resilient and the ability to think on their feet
hold a current enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to undergo one through Vision for Education and have it registered on the Update Service
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 £350.
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

£50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply

If you are a SEN Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our team on (phone number removed).

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