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1:1 Teaching Assistant in Secure Unit
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Long-term, Permanent
£75 to £90 per day
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10 June 2022
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Vision for Education are working with a Secure Unit in Sleaford to recruit a dedicated 1:1 Teaching Assistant, to start ASAP. This is a full time role and will be made permanent for the right candidate.

About the role

The school are looking for a creative and hardworking 1:1 Teaching Assistant, ideally with experience of working with SEMH children who can exhibit physical behaviours. Supporting the class teacher to assist with additional 1:1 support with the students due to the variety of abilities among the students.

About the school

The setting is a friendly and high-performing setting, who pride themselves on their passionate and successful approach to learning. They can offer enthusiastic children who are engaged in their learning, along with a supportive and talented team who are committed to ensuring each child reaches their potential. The successful 1:1 Teaching Assistant will also benefit from access to wide range of professional development opportunities.

The unit is a 12 bed residential home with residents aged 11 to 19, who are either awaiting or have been sentenced.


To be considered for the role of 1:1 Teaching Assistant in Secure Unit you will:
  • Have experience working with SEMH children, young people or adults
  • Have excellent behaviour management skills
  • Be a confident communicator, able to use your own initiative when required
  • Be prepared to participate in a Restrictive Physical Intervention Course
  • Due to the immediate nature of role an Enhanced DBS on the Update Service is preferred
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Have experience working with SEND or SEMH children you people or adults
  • Hold a level 2 minimum relevant qualification
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.

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 Jessica Fisher on 01724 857 540 or email
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