Health Care Teaching Assistant

Location: Bristol
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: jt 5/2/24 j
Salary: £11.80 - 11.80 per hour + Free Accredited Training, £50 refer a friend, No payroll fee
Job Published: 23 days ago

Unlock a Rewarding Career: Join Us as a Healthcare Teaching Assistant in Bristol!

Are you an individual with healthcare experience seeking a fulfilling role in education? Look no further! Protocol Education is actively recruiting compassionate individuals to support pupils as Teaching Assistants in a SEN school located in Bristol, starting ASAP (subject to DBS check and clearing).

Why Join Us: This unique opportunity is tailor-made for individuals with a background in the care sector who are eager to channel their skills into special needs education. Our SEN school accommodates students from primary, secondary, and post-16 levels, each with varying special needs. You'll have the chance to work one-on-one with students and support entire classes in their educational journey.

Your Impact: As a Healthcare Teaching Assistant, your role extends beyond traditional support. You'll be instrumental in developing students' sensory and motor skills, aligning with their care plans, teaching vocabulary, fostering speech and language, and contributing to creative lessons such as art, cooking, music, and dance.

Key Details:

  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • ⏳ Contract: For the rest of the academic year with the option to extend
  • ‍ Roles & Responsibilities:
    • Working one-on-one with students
    • Class sizes ranging from 6 to 8 students per class
    • Collaborating with a team of assistants and the class teacher
    • Developing social and cognitive skills
    • Option to work in the residential center
    • Supported by a dedicated senior leadership team
    • Access to free CPD opportunities
    • No involvement with umbrella companies

Why Choose Us:

  • Supportive Team: Join a collaborative team dedicated to enhancing the educational experience of every student.
  • Diverse Learning Environment: Engage with students across various age groups and special needs.
  • Professional Growth: Benefit from a year-long contract with the option to extend, providing stability and room for personal and professional development.
  • Continuous Learning: Enjoy access to free CPD opportunities, ensuring your skills stay sharp and relevant.
  • No Umbrella Companies: Experience straightforward employment without the complexities of umbrella arrangements.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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