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Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Zoek Pin Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England

£65 - £80/day

Temporary (Full time)

Posted 8 days ago

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

KS1 & KS2

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

£-£ per day. Working Hours 08:30am – 15:30pm Monday to Friday

Start date: September 2021

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are at least 3 months experience in a similar setting.

Vision for Education is seeking a Special Needs Teaching Assistant with experience working with Children with Special Educational Needs to join our team for a role that starts in September 2021. The SEND School based in Gainsborough caters for children and young people with a variety of Special Educational Needs, for the right person this position could potentially go temporary to permanent.

The role

The role of a SEND Teaching Assistant involves working with children with a variety of Special Educational Needs, including autism, including Asperger's Syndrome; specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia and the behaviours that challenge. This role requires an adaptable, committed, enthusiastic and resilient Special Needs Teaching Assistant with great communication skills and a proactive approach to supporting the Class Teacher, that has experience working with children with Special Educational Needs. You will work as part of a dedicated and committed team that have a child-centred approach in all they do. This position starts in September 2021 and will be on a long-term basis.

The school

All of the schools that Vision for Education work with are dedicated to offering the best possible learning experience tailored to each students individual needs. This school has a high level of expertise in supporting children with autism, including Asperger’s Syndrome; specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia; motor co-ordination difficulties and general learning difficulties.


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

Have a minimum of 20 days experience in one relevant setting . school, youth centre, sports coaching, residential setting, respite centre

A reference to cover a 6 week period (this does not have to be full time) experience on a relevant setting as above
Previous experience of working with behaviours that challenge is highly desirable
An enhanced DBS registered to the update service or the willingness to apply for one
The ability to work on initiative and proactively
The desire to work with young people with special educational needs
Own transport is highly desirable or close links to public transport
Available at least 3 days per week
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.

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

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 training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are Special Needs Teaching Assistant 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 the Lincolnshire Branch.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.


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