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Teaching Assistant (Special Educational Needs)
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£350 to £400 per week
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07 April 2022
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A fantastic opportunity in an SEND school in Doncaster, has arisen for a SEND Teaching Assistant to start work asap on a full time basis long term supply basis.

About the role

This role involves supporting young people from the ages of 3 to 16+ years old who have a range of SEND including but not limited to SLD, PMLD, Visual and Hearing impairments, sensory needs and speech and language difficulties.

Nearly all students at this school will require moving and handing and the use of wheelchairs and hoists, therefore it is essential that the successful candidate either has completed this training within the last 12 months OR is happy for Vision for Education to put you through this training. There will also be an element of personal care involved and this is something that the successful candidate will need to be comfortable with.

This is a full time long term role that will be on Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 3.45pm and will be starting asap.

About the school

This fantastic school caters for students with a variety of SEND including but not limited to SLD, PMLD, Visual and Hearing impairments, sensory needs and speech and language difficulties.

They have an extremely warm, caring and nurturing approach to the students that they support and this will need to be something that is also imbedded in your personal work approach and ethos.

Catering for students form the ages of 3 to 16+ years old, ideally you will be comfortable supporting a range of ages and abilities.


To be considered for the role of Teaching Assistant (Special Educational Needs) you will:
  • Have your in date moving and handling certificate or be willing to complete this free of charge
  • Having PEG feeding training and experience is highly desirable, however not essential
  • Have experience supporting children and young adults with a range of different learning needs and abilities – PMLD, SLD, Global Delay, VI, HI, sensory needs
  • Ideally have your own transport or close public transport links
  • Be available from Monday to Friday each week from ASAP
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team, have a nurturing and caring nature and a genuine desire to make a difference
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.


£350 to £400 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • At least 3 months experience supporting similar SEND

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 Francesca Halit on 0114 553 0900 or email
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