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1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant

Vision for Education Bristol
Closing date
11 Jul 2022

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Full Time
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Looking for a job that changes children's lives? Do you have a desire to support children with Autism?

About the role

As a 1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant. You will be working very closely alongside a child in primary, with an EHCP and a primary diagnosis of Autism. The hours for this role are 8:30 to 15:30, Monday to Friday, term time only. The right candidate needs to be extremely reliable, as your role will to be a professional, strong relationship with the child, therefore any absence can really hinder the progress.

You will be attending each class with the child, supporting them with their learning and development, working closely alongside the class teacher.

About the school

The school has recently expanded, opening brand new sensory rooms and therapy rooms. They have plans to expand further in the next few years. This is a very exciting time to join and become part of something much bigger. They have a very welcoming atmosphere, and give you the freedom to work on your own initiative and make the role your own. Do you have a particular skill / hobby / interest? Bring it into the classroom and incorporate it into their learning! This is one of many examples of how you can make the role your own, while still encouraging the children to get the best out of each day.


To be considered for the role of 1:1 SEND Teaching Assistant you will:

Be able to commit to a long-term booking in Bristol, Monday to Friday, term time only
Have an understanding and a passion to support children with ADHD and Autism
Be able to work pro-actively both as an individual and as a team
Hold an enhanced DBS on the update service (or be willing to process a new one - £45)
To have a genuine desire to want to work within education and help make a difference to children's lives

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

A minimum of 5 days referable experience within the last 5 years
An understanding, or a desire to understand Autism and ADHD

Vision for Education is 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 Vision for Education

Vision for Education is 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 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 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.

Vision for Education 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. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Gemma Lee-Beresford on or email
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