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Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Bishop Auckland
contract type
contract term
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
£80 to £90 per day
Apply by
02 May 2022
Job start
03 May 2022
Job end

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our successful supply team and work in a friendly primary school in Bishop Auckland.

About the role

This is a supply HLTA role, which will commence in May, with a vision for temporary to permanent employment later in the academic year. Working as part of a dynamic and creative team in a primary school you will be providing PPA cover when needed, and general support in all key stages. Previous experience supporting SEND children is ideal. This role will be full time, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.30pm.

About the school

This large two form entry primary school educates children from Nursery to Y6 and has a strong and supportive leadership team.


To be considered for the role of Higher Level Teaching Assistant you will:
  • Hold a minimum of a qualification relating to Higher Level Teaching Assistant.
  • Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a school environment.
  • Be experienced in covering lessons in the absence of a teacher.
  • Possess experience working with SEND children on a 1:1 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.


£80 to £90 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • A qualification relating to Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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 Tom Morris on 0191 267 4555 or email

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