SEND Learning Support Assistant


Location: Thornbury, Bristol

Pay rate: £77-£87

Role: SEND Learning support Assistant

A child with special needs will inspire you to become a special kind of person.

We are seeking to appoint a number of creative, dynamic practitioners who are committed to inclusion and to supporting young people with special educational needs (SEND) to thrive and reach their potential.

This is a crucial role in both the department and wider school and is a fantastic opportunity for a talented, student-centred, ambitious professional to play a key role in a progressive educational setting.

We are looking for SEND Education Leads (SEND experience) who are a special kind of person who can enable our students to be empowered in having the complete school experience regardless of needs and so they are able to achieve their personal academic success

About us

Monarch education currently work with a large multi academy trust in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire area. Our partnership with CSET- Castle School Education trust enables us to offer work consistently to Teachers and Teaching Assistants across Bristol and surrounding areas.

Our CSET secondary site are currently recruiting for an SEND Learning Assistant. The school is based in Thornbury, situated in suburb area of South Gloucestershire, about 12 miles (19 km) north of Bristol.

Our commitment is to provide each and every pupil with a high standard of education that sets them up for a happy and successful life.

Join us on our journey in making every school a great school.

About The Role

The ideal person will reinforce the excellent work of the teaching staff by supporting the individual both within and outside of the classroom environment. You will be a professional role model to the pupils, with the confidence to challenge and the creativity to motivate. Your key role will be planning and delivering targeted interventions to identified students who need additional support with maintaining high expectations and identifying personal aspirations. Under the direction of the Special Education Needs & Disability Coordinator, work as part of a team to promote the emotional, physical and educational development of pupils, including those with special needs.

This role will be full time and Starting from September

Benefits of registering with Monarch Education:

  • Dedicated consultant supporting you in your journey to school employment
  • Guaranteed pay scheme available *
  • Competitive rates of pay with other agencies
  • A crown commercial services provider
  • Access to a portal which offer savings in 7 supermarkets for your weekly shop
  • Fuel card that provides 20p off the pump
  • Access to our exclusive online CPD courses and additional training
  • £200 for any successful referral of Teachers and Teaching Assistants*
  • PAYE and Umbrella pay options

About You

Experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs is essential. You will be joining a passionate group of colleagues who strive to achieve the best outcomes for pupils in all aspects of their lives. You will understand what constitutes an effective intervention and will understand how to use data to inform the intent, implementation and impact of any intervention work

You will be:

  • keen to learn with a positive outlook
  • able to work on your own initiative
  • experienced in working with children
  • able to work as part of a team
  • willing to undertake training
  • Enthusiastic and have the skills to challenge and motivate all our pupils.

Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.


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£77.00 - £87.00 per day

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