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SEN Teaching Assistant

Are you looking to pursue teacher training routes in September 2021 and want to build up your classroom-based experience?

Are you looking for a new challenge starting in February 2021?

  • The position: Secondary Teaching Assistant
  • Salary: Earn GBP60-65 per day

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership and recruiting for an Academy near central Bristol. They are looking to recruit a teaching assistant to support their SEN department, when they reopen after the February half term. This role is full-time and provides the opportunity to gain experience and training.

The School:

  • Supportive academy organisation is offering opportunities to advance your career within an inclusive environment
  • Promotes an engaging learning community where staff and students are inspired
  • Accessible transport links near M4, M5, M32 and public transport from Bristol City Centre

The ideal candidate:

Will - 

  • Have a patient approach and a passion for helping others
  • Work as a team with other members of the staff including the school's SENDCO
  • Have an excellent understanding of the classroom and have high expectations of work and capable of managing challenging behaviour

Must –

  • Having experience working with KS3/4 children (not necessarily in a classroom) is desirable
  • The right to work within the UK and the ability to provide two references from your most recent employers
  • All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid child workforce Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

What Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Specialist trained consultants – supporting you in finding your ideal role
  • Full access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training
  • Supporting your COVID-secure safe return to work
  • A straightforward Online Portal to log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
  • A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward!


If you are interested in applying for this role or have any questions, please email your CV to our recruiter Ewan: or call the friendly Bristol office on 0117 239 1557

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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