SEN Teaching Assistant - Hedgeway School

Salary: £14,112 to £15,879 per annum dependant on experience.

Hours: Term Time Full Time Monday to Friday

Location: Hedgeway School, Pilning, Bs35 4JN

NEW role: Aurora Hedgeway School is growing in Bristol. You can be part of its exciting future!

Working with children and young people is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world! 

So says our CEO who has been involved with teaching and running special schools for over 40 years. He established Aurora in 2015 and leads people who are passionate about making a difference to the lives of children and adults with SEND.

Aurora Hedgeway School provides flexible specialist education and residential care for children and young people aged 8-19 years old with communication and associated difficulties. Students may be on the autistic spectrum, have Asperger’s Syndrome or other difficulties that impact their emotional health and well being and create barriers to learning.

The school has had significant investment which has included two new classroom buildings, new sensory room, a refresh of all the indoor and outdoor facilities and two new offsite children’s homes in Bristol and Pilning.

As part of our next phase of development we are seeking an equally passionate and committed individual to join our education team. Ultimately, our focus is to provide great outcomes for the people we support and to empower them to achieve their goals. If you’re someone that can make a difference we want you on our team.

The purpose of the Teaching Assistant is to support the children with their learning and care whilst in class. To manage behaviour and tailor approach to the individual child and to ensure that every child has the opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment. On occasion the Teaching Assistant will need to support the Class Teacher with the day to day running of the class in the absence of the HTLA

If you are passionate about giving children and young people life chances that will shape their future, then you may well be the person we are looking for.


Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • High street discounts

  • Child care vouchers

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Paid Holiday

Aurora is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special needs and disabilities.

If you are interested then click “Apply Online” below. Alternatively, text Adam on 07392 872 778 or download our application form below and email it to

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care. Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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Click here to download an application form - If you are not applying online please email to:

Closing Date: 29 January 2018