Teaching Assistant, Ashington

  • Location: Ashington
  • Contract type: Part Time
  • Contract terms: Supply
  • Posted: 8 October 2020
  • Closing date: 31 January 2021
  • Job starts: January 2021

Teaching Assistant: Key Stage 2

Location: Ashington, Northumberland  

Pay: £290 – 350 per week  

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are: Level 2 qualification in Childcare.

Contract Dates – January 2021 – July 2021 

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant (TA) to join our successful supply team and work in a local primary school in the Ashington area. This is a fixed term supply Teaching Assistant (TA) role, which will commence in January 2021.    

The role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative Key Stage 2 team, the Teaching Assistant (TA) will focus on providing general classroom cover across Year 3 – Year 6, as well as some 1:1 and small group support.  This role will be part-time, and working hours will be 08:30 – 12:00, Monday to Friday. 

The school

This larger than average Primary school is looking for a committed and successful Teaching Assistant (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. 


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

• Hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Childcare

• Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant (TA) in a Key Stage 2 environment

• Be experienced in working 1:1 with children with SENd

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

• Ideally have experience delivering Key Stage 2 interventions

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 Teaching Assistant (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.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.