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Post 16 Learning Support Assistant
contract type
contract term
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
£300 to £400 per week
Apply by
01 October 2022
Job start
31 October 2022

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Post 16 Learning Support Assistant to join our join our successful supply agency team and work in a school in the Newcastle local authority.

About the role

Working as part of an energetic and creative team, the successful Post 16 Learning Support Assistant will focus on delivering support to young people with a range of additional needs. This position will be 5 days a week, working 08:30 – 16:30 Monday to Friday.

About the school

The school caters for young people who have a diagnosis of SLD (Severe Learning Difficulties), PMLD (Profound Multiple Learning Difficulties) and SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health).


To be considered for the role of Post 16 Learning Support Assistant you will:
  • Have experience supporting children and young people in small groups
  • Have experience working with children and young people with SLD and PMLD
  • Be patient and have a caring nature
  • Be able to provide a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any threatening or aggressive behaviour
  • Mentor and engage with the pupils, successfully delivering specifically designed educational packages
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.


£300 to £400 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Relevant experience

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 Liam Conroy on 0191 229 1386 or email
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