Do you have a passion for helping others?Are you able to work 2-5 days a week to support students with Special Needs? Five Education are looking to recruit SEN Teaching Assistants in Bristol for an immediate start. As a Teaching Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work closely with young people, encouraging them to learn and challenge themselves. We work with a number of schools and special schools in and around Bristol, and we are actively looking for motivated candidates.Responsibilities and duties:Supporting 1:1 in class or in small groupsMake learning fun and enjoyableBe a support to the pupils when they are struggling, and help them to calm down and remain focussedBuild a strong relationship with the pupils and teaching staff to ensure that the pupils are achieving their potentialEssential Criteria:Be empathetic, kind and patientHave a right to work in the UK (A Valid Visa)Two recent child/vulnerable adult-based references, covering the last 2 yearsA relevant DBS/Police checksAccess to bicycle, car or near main bus routesAble to work 8.30-3.30, consistently 2 to 5 days per week, term time onlyWhat can Five Education offer you?One of the best supply experiences in Bristol - check out our google reviews!Free specialised, in-person training in areas such as Team Teach, Makaton, PMLD/SLD Awareness, Autism Awareness, and more.Recommend a friend bonus schemeSubsidised initial DBS cost (we pay £15, you pay £30, refunded after working 5 days)Specialist support/ mentoring while you are workingFive Education operates a PAYE payroll; this is the most transparent way to be paid with no hidden fees such as admin fees or employers NI. We are also proud to be an accredited Living Wage employer. Please note pay rate is for illustration and does include holiday pay.Vetting: Five Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo checks including reference checks, TRA checks and will need to have a DBS; there will also be a face-to-face interview.We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented at this level.