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SEN Teaching Assistant

Vision for Education Bristol
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Full Time
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Do you have experience with SEND children?

Are you looking for a new role from September 2022? Vision for Education are working with a specialist SEND School in Bristol that require passionate Teaching Assistants.

About the role

As a SEND Support Assistant, you will be required to provide specialist support in a classroom setting for children with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC) who have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP). Vision For Education are seeking the ideal candidate who is positive, enthusiastic, and eager to develop their skills. You will support teaching and learning across the school, providing general support to pupils and management of resources. This role starts as a temporary contract with opportunities for the role to become permanent.

About the school

The School is in the Bristol area, working closely with children who have a primary diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC) with an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP). The School provides an outstanding, personalised and challenging education, where students thrive. They are a forward thinking setting with a range of resources including a sensory room and plans to expand in the next few years.


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

Have a desire to work with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities .
Be a confident communicator and able to use your own initiative.
Be dedicated to improving outcomes for all children.
Be kind, caring and compassionate.
Have a resilient and understanding character to children who may display challenging behaviour.
There are opportunities for the role to become a permanent position after a qualifying period is worked.

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

Have a desire of working with children, young people or vulnerable adults.

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 Bethany Kneebone on or email .

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