Speech & Language Assistant

Location: Bristol
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: LB186SPLASSISTBS16
Salary: £12.90 - 14.00 per hour + PAYE/CPD/Refer a teacher/TA bonus £50
Job Published: 25 days ago

Speech and Language Assistant:

Protocol Education are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work within SEND schools across Bristol to support children with their speech and language.

This is a dynamic role full of variety on a day-to-day basis. You will be working alongside the classroom teacher to assist with students who may face barriers to learning due to their additional needs. The core purpose of this role is to ensure these students have opportunities to develop their language, communication, and confidence within their learning and themselves.

Fully flexible to fit around you and your commitments.

You in the role:

  • 1:1 support for student(s) struggling to access the curriculum.
  • Being a scribe for students who may have additional needs.
  • Able to lead small intervention groups.
  • Support and help the development of teaching.
  • Creative, organised, and flexible.
  • Potential to offer your skills and knowledge as a tutor during or after school time.
  • A holistic view on the way that students learn and barriers they may face with learning.
  • A great communicator and team player.
  • Calm and patient.
  • Can use initiative to take direction.

Experience & Skills:

Desired but not essential!

  • Previous experience of working within an educational setting.
  • Previous volunteer/working experience with children.
  • Experience working with individuals with additional needs.
  • Knowledge of primary curriculum.

Protocol Education can offer you:

  • Competitive rates reflective of your experience and responsibilities.
  • Flexibility to work around you and other prior commitments you may have.
  • Guaranteed work agreements that ensure consistent work and income.
  • CPD during half term or summer when schools are closed.
  • CV writing assistance and marketing tools.
  • Guidance and support from our team to help you find your perfect role.
  • NQT/ECT network community that supports new teachers.
  • £50 refer a friend rebate.
  • Social events to celebrate fantastic commitment and performance.

Start date: Monday 9th September 2024

Hours:  08:30 – 15:30 – Monday to Friday (part time available)


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If you are interested in this role please apply through this advert or apply on our Protocol Education website.

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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