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1:1 Teaching Assistant
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£350 to £400 per week
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25 April 2022
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Full time 1:1 Teaching Assistant position available for an immediate start through Vision for Education in Chesterfield. This will be supporting a KS3 student with social emotional and mental health needs.

About the role

This opportunity would be ideal for someone who is seeking a 1:1 teaching assistant role that specialises in working with students with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

Due to needs of the students that attend this school, this role requires someone who has a nurturing yet resilient approach within the classroom, it is essential that you have previous experience in this area in either educational or residential setting.

Working as a 1:1 teaching assistant you will be required to build positive rapport with the young person and be willing to build a sound understanding of their needs. Consistency and continuity is key for this role and therefore excellent references from previous roles will be required.

About the school

Set in Chesterfield, this school specialises in the education of students who have education health care plans for SEMH or have been permanently or temporarily excluded from mainstream school, due to being disengaged from education. Needs of students may include social, emotional and mental health difficulties and SEND including ASD, ADHD, PDA and attachment disorders, through a holistic therapeutic approach.

Students are provided a calm and supportive environment in which they can develop and learn within a safe environment.

You will be surrounded by a fantastic team, who have an unquestionable passion for the education and development of young people.


To be considered for the role of 1:1 Teaching Assistant you will:
  • At least 3 months experience in a SEMH or PRU setting
  • Ideally have your team teach level 2 training or other de-escalation training or be willing to do this through our agency free of charge
  • Hold an enhanced child and adult workforce DBS which is registered to the update service – Vision can assist with obtaining this if required
  • Able to commute to rural south Chesterfield (own transport is highly beneficial due to limited bus routes)
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of specialist teachers
  • Have a passion for supporting students and teachers, with the ability to work in small groups and on a 121 basis
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. 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. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£350 to £400 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • 3 months relevant experience working with children, young people or adults in an education or residential setting.

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 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.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Francesca Halit on 0114 553 0900 or email
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