SEND Teaching Assistant, Blyth

  • Location: Blyth
  • Contract type: Full Time
  • Contract terms: Supply
  • Posted: 2 December 2019
  • Closing date: 31 January 2020
  • Job starts: ASAP

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a SEND Teaching Assistant (SEND TA) to join our supply team. We are looking to appoint a candidate who would be comfortable and confident working with groups of children with SEMH needs across KS1 at a primary school in Blyth. This is a full-time role, which will commence as soon as possible.   

The role

The successful SEND Teaching Assistant (SEND TA) will have excellent knowledge of working with children with SEND and the National Curriculum across Key Stage 1. 

The school

This larger than average primary school is looking for a committed and successful SEND Teaching Assistant (SEND TA) to join their motivated team. The school has effective leadership, a positive and friendly ethos and the local community is highly supportive of the school. 

Requirements

To be considered for the SEND Teaching Assistant (SEND TA) position, you will:

• Hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Childcare. 

• Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a Key Stage 1 environment.

• Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.

• Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.

• Ideally have experience delivering small group interventions and 1:1 support.  

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. 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. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

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, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £350. 

• Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

• £50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

• Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a qualified SEND Teaching Assistant (SEND TA) who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you. 

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Newcastle primary team on 0191 267 4555.