Five Education are working with a special school in the BS11 area in Bristol, and we are recruiting experienced Learning Support Assistants to work with children with SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) needs.Ideally, you would be Team Teach trained or be aware of the techniques to de-escalate triggering situations for the students around the school.Responsibilities Include:Assisting the teacher with differentiation in the classroomUsing behaviour management techniques to keep the children calm and maintain a safe working environmentSupporting the children in the transition back to school after a considerable breakEssential Criteria:Patience, flexibility and resilienceA proactive approach to assisting children in their workHave a right to work in the UK (A Valid Visa)Two recent child/vulnerable adult-based references and relevant DBS/Police checksAble to work 8.30-3.30pm, 2-5 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. Free DBS (refunded when you work 5 days)Recommend a friend bonus schemeSubsidised initial DBS cost (we pay £15, you pay £30)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.