SEMH Teaching Assistant


    Tradewind Recruitment

    Job title: SEN Teaching Assistant (Secondary ages)

    Location: North Bristol

    Pay rate: £85-£114p/d

    Hours: Monday to Friday – 8:30 to 3:30

    Start date: ASAP

    We are working with an SEMH/SEN school in Bristol who are currently seeking a Learning Support Assistant to work with Secondary aged students who have Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties. This position will be starting ASAP due to an experienced LSA leaving the school and it will be running for the rest of the academic year, with a strong possibility of being made permanent. The school is a specialist provision catering for pupils with SEMH (EBD) and they require this Teaching Assistant to have experience of supporting children or young adults with challenging behaviour.

    Highly Desirable:

    Experience supporting secondary aged pupils.

    Special Educational Needs Experience in a care or school setting

    Understanding and experience of supporting/teaching young people with attachment disorder and challenging behaviour

    Training in Learning Support.

    As a Learning Support Assistant you will be expected:

    To provide engaging and empathetic educational support to pupils

    To assist the teacher by supporting the lessons

    To have understanding/knowledge of special needs or a keen interest in helping vulnerable pupils

    To aid learning and emotional well-being

    By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

    • An ‘Introduction to being a Teaching Assistant’ training session that is run at our offices in Bristol every 4 weeks to help prepare you for a Teaching Assistant role before you start. Free to attend
    • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice
    • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College
    • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you – daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions all available, all local to you
    • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running
    • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

    Click ‘Apply now’ and attach your CV to be considered for this great position as a Learning Support Assistant within a SEN school. Or for more information about the role, contact Anais Fletcher on /