LAC Teaching Assistant, Trafford

  • Location: Trafford
  • Salary: £25 per hour
  • Contract type: Full Time
  • Contract terms: Supply
  • Posted: 23 November 2021
  • Closing date: 21 December 2021
  • Job starts: Flexible

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a LAC Teaching Assistant (TA) to join our successful supply team and work in local schools in Trafford supporting Looked After Children (LAC).

The role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative SEND team, the successful LAC Teaching Assistant will focus on delivering 1:1 support to a designated Looked After Child (LAC) within the classroom and in 1:1 sessions for the duration of the position, whilst also providing general classroom support if required.

The roles are based across mainstream primary and secondary schools who are looking for a committed and successful LAC Teaching Assistant to join their motivated team. The Designated Teachers for LAC in the schools are highly supportive, and parental/carer involvement is very positive.  Within the role of LAC Teaching Assistant, you would liaise with the school regarding the student’s progress and consider intervention sessions outside the classroom. Sessions would also link directly with the classroom teacher.


To be considered for the Teaching Assistant - LAC position, you will:

• Be able to work on a flexible basis with pupils within small groups or on a one to one basis to build positive, professional relationships and help children overcome barriers to learning.

• Have experience dealing with challenging and oppositional behaviour whether this be in an educational, residential or youth setting,

• Have knowledge of working with Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCPs) to help you in your work to steer pupils on the right path.

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

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.

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.

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 Manchester SEND team on 0161 641 3743.