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SEND Teaching Assistant
contract type
contract terms
Short-term/day-to-day supply, Long-term
£65 to £80 per day
Apply by
12 April 2022
Job start
18 Apr 2022
Job end

Vision for Education are working with a specialist school in Cambridge who are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work within a classroom setting. This role is full time starting in April 2022.

About the role

We’re looking for a calm, nurturing Learning Support Assistant to support within this well-resourced, specialist provision in Cambridge. The perfect candidate will be motivated, calm and professional, ideally with knowledge of differing SEND provision and strong behaviour management skills due to the complex nature of the students' additional needs. This post would suit a patient, caring and calm individual with a passion for supporting young children.

About the school

This is a school that specialises in SEN and has a very warm and welcoming environment. They put the welfare of their pupils as a top priority and have a flexible curriculum to reflect this, ensuring they get the most out of their experience. The school is based in Cambridge therefore is easily accessible by car and has good transport links.


To be considered for the role of SEND Teaching Assistant you will:
  • Be resilient, engaging and friendly
  • Have a range of behaviour management skills and be able to adapt learning methods to meet the needs of pupils
  • To be able to successfully work within a team
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Hold a DBS, or be willing to process one with us
  • Have experience or knowledge of working with SEN children or young people in the last 2 years
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 Nicola Perrett on 01223 608 140 or email
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