General Teaching Assistant

Posted 22 May by Five Education
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Resourcer Name: Danielle Tsang

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Full-time and Part-Time (During term time, 8:30-15:30)

Temporary (possibility of becoming permanent)

Salary: £83-95 per day (including holiday pay) for 6.5 hours of work

Five Education is looking for a general teaching assistant in Bristol to support students from the ages 3 to 19 in an alternative provision setting. Your role is to work within classrooms to assist students that have a range of needs including severe and profound learning difficulties, complex needs, autism and sensory Impairment with their learning and wellbeing.

Full-time is preferred but part-time will also be considered and the standard hours are 8:30-15:30. Experience with SEMH, high needs children, and autism is desired. The successful candidate will be resilient and confident in handling challenging behaviour.

Main Responsibilities

Assisting the teacher with classroom management

Helping to prepare the classroom for lessons, including setting up equipment and materials

Supporting individual students or small groups with tasks and activities to ensure they understand and keep up with the lesson

Providing additional support to students with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND)

Offering one-on-one or small group assistance to students who require extra help

Supporting students' social and emotional development, offering encouragement and guidance

Essential Criteria

Right to work in the UK

Relevant references and DBS/police checks if necessary

Able to work from 8:30-15:30

What can Five Education offer you?

Check out our Google reviews for one of the best supply experiences in Bristol! We offer free specialised, in-person training in areas such as Team Teach, Makaton, PMLD/SLD Awareness, Autism Awareness, and more

Free DBS (refunded when you work five days)

Recommend a friend bonus scheme

Specialist support/ mentoring while you are working

If you think this could be a job for you, please get in touch to find out more. We are always available for an informal chat if you want to find out more about whether this role is suited to you.

Five Education operates a PAYE payroll; this is the most transparent way to be paid with no hidden fees such as admin fee or employers NI.

Five Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo checks including reference checks, TRA checks and will need to have a DBS; there will also be a face-to-face interview.

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented at this level.

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