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SEND Teaching Assistant

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England

£9.20 - 9.20 per hour


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SEND Teaching Assistant

Vision for Education is seeking to employ a SEND Teaching Assistant to join our successful supply teaching team to work in a school in the Gateshead local authority. This position is due to commence in September 2019 on a long-term basis.

The role

Working as part of an energetic and creative team, the successful SEND Teaching Assistant (TA) will focus on delivering support to a small class of students who have Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD), working 08:30 - 16:30 Monday to Friday.

The successful candidate will ideally have Team Teach Training however this is not essential. If applicants are successful there is an opportunity for you to attend the Team Teach training course that Vision for Education provides.


To be considered for the Teaching Assistant position, you will:

  • Have experience supporting young people with SLD or PMLD.
  • Be able to work between the hours of 8:30 until 16:30.
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of practitioners who all pull together to inspire in what is a challenging environment.
  • Ideally be Team Teach trained. If you are not, Vision for Education will provide this vital piece of CPD.

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company Tes Global.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £370.
  • Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

  • £50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are an individual who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Newcastle SEND team on#########

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