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SEND Teaching Assistant (TEAM TEACH)

A lovely Special Needs School just outside the Bristol area are seeking to appoint a caring, conscientious individual who has a passion for working with children with Special Educational Needs. The school aims to deliver a relevant, individualised and meaningful curriculum to nurture and develop their learning capacities, enabling them to enjoy a good quality of life through healthy living and positive relationship with peers, adults and their community.

As an SEND Teaching Assistant, you must have a natural aptitude for behaviour management and interpersonal skills as well as a very enthusiastic and positive manner. You must be able to have a level of resilience, have a good sense of humour, be able to build rapport easily and will ideally have experience working with students who have Autism, Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) or Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD).

Job Description:

  • SEND Teaching Assistant
  • Working with a range of pupils with Special Education Needs (SEN) and Learning Difficulties.
  • Working 1:1 and group support
  • Support students with their education and overcome barriers to learning

About you:

  • Must have a passion or interest in working with children with (PMLD) and (SLD)
  • Experience with SEND and complex learning difficulties is essential
  • Possess good behaviour management skills
  • Must posses a TEAM TEACH qualification (or willing to be upskilled)
  • Proactive and happy to self direct
  • Demonstrate effective communication with both children and staff
  • Child workforce DBS on the update service (or willingness to get one)
  • Empathy, Patience and Committed

Benefits for working with us

  • We do not use an umbrella company when paying (YOUR money goes straight into YOUR account)
  • Fully supported by your own personal recruitment consultant
  • Access to our CPD academy (
  • Refer a friend scheme (Financial benefits for referring a friend to us)
  • Pension scheme

If you are interested in this role and would like to find out a bit more, please contact me on the details below and quote “SEND Teaching Assistant (TEAM TEACH)”.

Look forward to hearing from you! 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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