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Job Title: SEN Teaching Assistant - Level 1-2
Location: Pilning, South Gloucestershire
Hours: 40 hours per week - Term Time Only
Hourly Rate: £11.72 - £12.78 per hour
Annual Salary: Actual salary £20,941.30 - £22,835.30 dependant on experience and qualifications

We are currently seeking a Teaching Assistant to join an inspiring and dynamic provision supporting children and young people aged 7-19 with a primary or secondary diagnosis of Autism and related social and communication needs based in Pilning.

The role:
The purpose of the Teaching Assistant is to support the children with their learning and general wellbeing to ensure every child has the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. Where necessary this may include supporting with care needs from time to time as well as positive behaviour management adopting a tailored approach to the individual child.

Experience /Qualifications:

  • GCSE Maths and English Level 2/C or above qualification is essential.
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.
  • Knowledge or experience of pupils with SEN
  • Commitment to the role, the desire to put the child first and treat them as an individual
  • Be positive and creative in meeting pupils’ needs
  • L3 award in supporting teaching and learning in schools or equivalent (desirable)
  • Previous experience (at least one year) of working as a L2 qualified or equivalent TA (desirable)


  • Full training and continued support
  • Opportunity to gain qualifications, which will be funded by us!
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Health cash back plan
  • Car lease scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Perk box
  • Free parking

Application questions

Do you have GCSE Maths and English level 2 or grace C or above?
Do you drive?
Do you have a Level 3 in supporting teaching and learning?

Reference: 52331625

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