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Entry Level Teaching Assistant
North Somerset
contract type
Full-time, Part-time
contract terms
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
£65 to £72 per day
Apply by
12 April 2022
Job start
Job end

We are looking for candidates to join us for this Entry Level Teaching Assistant role to work within SEND schools in Weston-Super-Mare.

About the role

As a new Entry Level Teaching Assistant, you will be a general classroom assistant, with the position to branch into a 1:1 role should you wish to . We are keen to meet with candidates who have a passion for working with children using a range of creative approaches and developing a inclusive learning environment with the students. We can be flexible with our candidates, but most vacancies are full time Monday to Friday 8:30 - 3:30 weekly . We can also offer ad-hoc supply work if preferred.

About the school

We are working with a number of Primary and Secondary SEND schools in and around Weston-Super-Mare. As a part of building our profile with our client schools, we visit and spend time observing the teaching and learning and speaking with the senior leadership team. We will share with our new candidates our insights into our schools so you are confident when you first walk into a classroom. The schools can range from small to large settings, so there will be a school best suited to yourself where you could thrive.


To be considered for the role of Entry Level Teaching Assistant you will:
  • Qualifications are desirable but not essential
  • To have recent experience working within a SEND provision
  • To be patient, pro-active and able to work well in a team
  • You must be reliable and committed to your work
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Relevant experience in the past few years working with children, young people or vulnerable adults
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 Gemma Lee-Beresford on 0117 454 0333 or email
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