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Teaching Assistant - Young Offenders
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Long-term, Permanent
£80 to £100 per day
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13 April 2022
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Vision for Education Lincolnshire are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant - Young Offenders to work with young people in Sleaford aged between 11 - 18

About the role

Vision for Education Lincolnshire are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant - Young Offenders to work with young people in Sleaford aged between 11 - 18 within a specialist school setting. The students have committed high level crimes and are now in residential care within the Unit, either post sentencing or pre sentencing. The successful Teaching Assistant will be able to build relationships quickly and have a none judgemental mindset. The successful candidate will be resilient, patient and understanding. Experience within within a Pupil Referral Unit or with Social Work while not necessary would be desirable.

About the school

The unit is a 12 bed residential home with educational setting attached. The students work from 9am to 15:30 pm within 7 - 45 minute sessions. They are taught English, Maths, ICT, Science, Humanities and PE and vocational subjects such as Cooking and CDT.


To be considered for the role of Teaching Assistant - Young Offenders you will:
  • Be able to adapt to certain situations that can arise
  • Be available on a full time long term basis
  • Have a resilient yet empathetic approach to supporting young people
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff
  • Have Team Teach training or be willing to attend the FREE course held by Vision
  • Experience working with Special Educational Needs
  • Have previous experience working in a similar setting
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • At least 3 months working with young people, adults or children with SEND needs
  • Experience working within a Pupil Referral Unit, secure unit or similar setting
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 Jessica Fisher on 01724 857 540 or email
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