Speech and Language Assistant

£500 - £600 per week

Speech and Language Teaching Assistant

Fantastic pay rates between £400.00- £500.00, per week!

Monarch Education are actively recruiting in collaboration with a partnered, special school in Bristol, for dedicated and speech and Language teaching assistants. These rewarding positions are to work on the Primary, Secondary or Post 16 sites in BS5 and BS16.


These exciting opportunities are both full- time and long-term. The school is led by a dedicated senior leadership team, providing an environment of guidance, progression, and continual support in the role. The hours at the school are 8.45-15:45, Monday to Friday, term time only.

The school is looking for staff who understand and have experience working with special educational needs, with either children or adults. For the right candidate/s, we will offer introductions to the school. This position will go permanent, with the opportunities starting February 2024.

In these environments, you will be supporting individual students on either a 1:1, or group basis. Your students may have SEND needs including autism, profound multiple learning disabilities, severe learning difficulties and speech and language difficulties. You will bring your pupils education to life through creativity, immersion and thinking outside the box. Under the guidance of the class teacher you’ll be supporting students, to achieve defined progression with their educational health care plan, progressional targets, aiding their development, both socially and in their education. You will help in maintaining discipline in accordance with the school’s procedures and encourage good practice with your pupils.

Suitable candidates can be any of the following:

– Suitable for NQT’s or qualified teachers

– Qualified Teaching Assistants

– Previous experience of speech and language therapy with either children or adults

– Previous experience as a probation officer

– Previous health care or support/social working experience

– Graduate in the following topics: Acting, Music, Performing Arts, Psychology

– Previous SEND Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant with experience

– 3/6 Months Experience of working with children

– Sports Coach background

– Available to start ASAP!

Benefits of working with Monarch Education:

  • You will be paid a competitive daily wage, based on your experience
  • Arrangement of interviews and trial days to see if the environment suits you
  • Dedicated consultant allocated to support you with any questions or concerns
  • Support in writing CVs and job applications
  • Fast, effective compliance service
  • £200 for any successful referral of Teachers and £100 for Teaching Assistants
  • You will receive free, up to date safeguarding training
  • Monarch Education are running free exciting CPD materials, including courses in behaviour management and SEND.

To be considered for this role, you will need to:

* Have a right to work in the UK

* Provide one recent child-based reference (if possible) and relevant DBS/Police checks (we can support with your DBS application).

To apply for work in this role it is preferred have experience working with children in an educational setting, this may include a background in supporting children/young people within nursery, school, SEND or youth working settings.

Monarch Education is a national education recruitment agency, specialising in finding qualified teaching and non-teaching staff in Primary, Secondary and SEN schools. We pride ourselves on the relationships we have with our staff, schools and Multi-Academy Trusts.

If you’re interested in this role and believe you are a good match, please apply today, submit your CV to laurajones@monarcheducation.com, or call us on 01179382100 for more information.

*Terms and conditions apply.

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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