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SEN Teaching Assistant
contract type
contract term
£65 to £85 per day
Apply by
08 June 2022
Job start
Job end
22 July 2022

Vision for Education are currently looking to recruit a 1:1 teaching assistant to work with a pupil in a Y6 class with ADHD. This is a school located in Accrington. Full time until the end of the academic year.

About the role

Vision for Education are currently looking to recruit a 1:1 teaching assistant to work with a Year 6 pupils for the rest of the academic year. This position will require you to work in a mainstream school located in Accrington.

The 1:1 teaching assistant position will involve:

  • Working in small class groups or with individual students on a 1:1 basis to support them within education
  • Providing emotional support to the pupil and taking him out of the classroom to cool off where required
  • Reporting back on progress to promote best practice
  • There are opportunities for the role to become permanent with the school after a qualifying period

About the school

The school is an average sized 2 form entry school, located in Accrington. The 1:1 SEN teaching assistant will be working within a year 6 class of 24 pupils. There is another teaching assistant who generally supports in the classroom and leads interventions.

The school is rated Ofsted 'GOOD' and the SLT are working hard to improve in certain areas so it is an exciting time to get involved with the school.


To be considered for the role of SEN Teaching Assistant you will:
  • Hold a L2 Teaching assistant qualification or equivalent
  • Must have recent experience working in a education or care setting
  • Must have the drive to become a part of a dedicated team
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.


£65 to £85 per day

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

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 Stuart Rothwell on 01772 669 322 or email

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