• Alisdair Low

Teaching Assistants x 2 - Bristol - £8.95 - £11.49 per hour

Updated: Jul 7

Two teaching Assistant Jobs

Job 1: Teaching Assistant - Level 1-2 Location: Pilning, Bristol Salary: £8.95-£10.20ph

Hours: 40 hours per week - Term Time Only

Job 2: Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Level 3 Location: Pilning, Bristol Salary: £10.45-£11.49per hour Hours: 40 hours per week - Term Time Only

This school is a dynamic and inspiring provision for 7-19 year olds with complex communication and associated difficulties.

Putting students’ needs first, because they know that once they understand the young people’s personal needs and individual learning styles they can provide the right level of support to enable them to learn more effectively and achieve their full potential. Working with students to prepare them for adulthood, whether that be further education, training or employment.

The main purpose of 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.

  • To establish a warm, caring and supportive relationship with pupils in order to support them feeling safe and enabling them to enjoy and learn during their time at the School.

  • To promote and encourage independence and personal development in pupils and maintain high expectations of behaviour at all times.

  • To contribute to providing high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities and experiences through supporting the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum aiming at pupils achieving their full potential in all areas of learning.

  • Support the Class Teacher in all areas of the day to day running of the class

  • To respond to the varying and changing needs of the school and adapt to any task presented to achieve the smooth running of the school.

  • To promote pupils’ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural

, physical development and spiritual well-being.

  • Demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively within a multi-professional team

  • Under the guidance of a more senior TA or a teacher, ensure all documentation is completed correctly for records of incidents, health, behaviour etc. as necessary

Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.

Qualifications Job 1

  • 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

Qualifications Job 2

  • L3 award in supporting teaching and learning in schools or equivalent

  • Previous experience (at least one year) of working as a L2 qualified or equivalent TA.

  • Relevant knowledge and experience of pupils with SEN relevant to Provision

  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures

  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including managing behaviours that challenge.

  • Experience working within education is advantageous

  • Experience of working within a multi-cultural, inclusive setting

  • 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

What’s on offer?

  • Full training and continued support

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Health cash back plan

  • Car lease scheme

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Perk box

  • Free parking

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.