SEND Teaching Assistant

Vision For Education LtdBristol, City of


£9.20 - £10.50 per hour

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications.

The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are: At least 3 months relevant classroom experience or transferrable experience working with individuals with SEND

Contract Dates: N/A this is a temporary supply role

Vision for Education are urgently seeking teaching assistants to work in a number of SEND settings in the Bristol/South Gloucestershire area.

The role

As a SEND Teaching Assistant, you will be required to support the class teacher and other teaching assistants in the delivery of lessons whilst also providing support and guidance to the students in their variety of learning needs.

Vision for Education are a temporary supply agency and are looking for people who are seeking either day to day or long-term supply placements.

Working with students with special educational needs is an extremely rewarding environment to work in, however can be challenging getting to know the needs of students and therefore this role benefits from consistency and continuity.

The School

Vision for education currently work with a number of SEND schools in the Bristol and surrounding area, that cater for needs including but not limited to PMLD, MLD, ADHD, ADD, ASD, Global Delay, VI, HI, SEMH and behaviours that challenge.

All of our SEND schools and settings are passionate about providing the best quality of education, care and specialist support for all their pupils and put them at the centre of everything they do. It is important that this is at the forefront of your values also.


To be considered for the position of Teaching Assistant you will:

• Be reliable, flexible and creative!

• Have experience supporting children and young adults with a range of different learning needs and abilities – PMLD, MLD, ADHD, ADD, ASD, Global Delay, VI, HI, SEMH

• Ideally have your own transport or close public transport links

• Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team, have a nurturing and caring nature and a genuine desire to make a difference.

• Moving and handling is highly desirable

• Team Teach is highly desirable

• Experience with both small group and 1:1 is beneficial

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

• Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system

• Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria)

• Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period)

• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to

• FREE CPD to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £350

• Regular social events £50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme

• Access to a dedicated SEND consultant, who will provide ongoing support

How to apply

If you are a qualified Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Bristol office on 0117 248 2600 or email

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Vision For Education Ltd

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