Supportive and inclusive SEND School - Bristol - TA / Teaching Assista

  • Job Reference: 103654270-2
  • Date Posted: 23 August 2019
  • Recruiter: TeacherActive - Bristol
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £60.00 to £72.00 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: £60 - £72/day
  • Sector: Primary, SEND
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Passionate Supply TA / Teaching Assistant

Do you enjoy supporting and developing children?

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a variety of schools?

TeacherActive are looking for a number of TAs / Teaching Assistants in Bristol to have the opportunity to work in our specialist schools. We build great relationships with our schools and support staff so we can find the best placements for you.

We are looking for TAs / Teaching Assistants to cover day to day, short term and long term placements supporting children with their education and additional needs. This is a great chance to gain an abundance of experience to add to your profile and keep everyday exciting.

The particular school we are looking to build a strong supply TA bank with is a large SEND School in North Bristol. They cater for children from Early Years through to Post 16 with varied needs, these include ASD, SLD and Complex needs as well as those with PMLD and physical needs.

A large group of the students are also non-verbal so any experience with PECs, Makaton and/or BSL is highly desirable.

To be part of this fantastic school, you will be flexible and willing to work across all ages and needs of the students. You will also be able to provide personal care effectively.

This school is a warm and child centred specialist school who really put the needs of their students at the fore fount of everything they do. The current permeant staff and supply team are great and make every new starter feel welcome and supported.

The ideal TA / Teaching Assistant should have the following:

Level 2 or 3 qualified and/or a minimum of 6 months' experience in an educational establishment
A calm, patient and caring persona
Good communication skills
A good understanding of child protection and safeguarding guidelines
Experience in working with supporting students in their education on a 1:1 and a small group basis
All of our supply staff are paid on a PAYE basis, so you can rest assured that you're paying the right level of Tax and National Insurance and there's no messing around with admin charges coming out of your hard earned cash.

If you feel that you are the right TA / Teaching Assistant, please click apply or contact Charlotte on (phone number removed) or email

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS check, ID checks and will require you to supply good professional references. We pride ourselves on excellent service. We can provide a wide range of opportunities in schools and other educational institutions, with good rates of pay, at times to suit your needs.

Regular external audits have shown repeatedly that our standards are exceptional. We are passionate about finding the right staff for each environment.

TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services