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SEN Learning Support Assistant - Primary
Lawrence Weston
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£325 to £360 per week
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11 April 2022
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Do you have a strong interest in supporting children with learning difficulties? Are you looking to work school hours? Vision for Education are recruiting support staff to work within schools across Bristol.

About the role

Responsibilities and duties:

- Assisting students in their work, some support will be in small groups, some will be in classes, supporting a specific student, helping them to remain focussed and on task

- Working with small groups or in a 1:1 setting

- Helping students to develop self-regulation techniques, and learn when they need to employ them

- Be flexible and willing to work with students outside the classroom

- Keeping students engaged in lessons

About the school

This school is based in North Bristol, and is easily accessible via public transport, it also has a large car park if you are a driver. This is a large special school that caters for children with moderate learning difficulties (MLD). There are 4 sites across Bristol.


To be considered for the role of SEN Learning Support Assistant - Primary you will:
  • To have 10 days experience working within a school or similar setting
  • Be able to work 8:30 to 15:30, Monday to Friday
  • Be able to work proactively and use your initiative
  • Be able to work both in a team and on a 1:1 basis
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. 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.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£325 to £360 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Minimum 10 days experience working within a school or similar setting
  • To have personal or professional experience supporting children or young adults with learning disabilites

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 training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Gemma Lee-Beresford on 0117 454 0333 or email
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