• Alisdair Low

Teaching Assistants - Thornbury, Bristol - £18,068.01 to £19,761.89 per annum.

School hours - 8.30am - 3.30pm approx

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Independent School - pupils aged 6-19 with special educational needs.

The school offers day and residential placements for 52 weeks, termly and weekly boarders.


  • The main focus of this role is to facilitate learning across the broad curriculum and to facilitate the building of positive and appropriate relationships with peers. This may mean dealing with challenging behaviour.

  • To assist the class teacher in delivering pupils’ education. This includes contributing to planning and preparation of differentiated resources and individual instruction.

  • Support the class by working with individual pupils or small groups, with primary responsibility for an allocated pupil.

Your Experience

  • You will have a keen interest and skills in supporting pupils’ learning across the broad curriculum; in the classroom, in craft workshops (green woodwork, pottery and handwork), in the swimming pool, outdoors in our school grounds and within the local community.

  • You will have a good level of fitness and have a resilience to face challenges and challenging behaviour (experience preferred).

  • Experience with learning disabled children or young adults would be a distinct advantage.

  • Level 2 English and Maths Qualifications (C or above).


  • 39.4 weeks worked, 6.6 weeks paid holiday inc. Bank Holiday allowance, 6 weeks unpaid

  • Free onsite parking, subject to availability

  • Pension

  • Perkbox benefits package (exclusive freebies and discounts), Employee Assistance Programme and 24/7 online access to medical professionals via Perkbox Medical.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.

If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service.

The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process.

As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback.

If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.