SEND Learning Support Assistant (Post 16)

Vision for Education - Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Vision for Education, the supply arm of the TES are actively recruiting for Learning Support Assistants to work with students who have Autism (ASC) and severe learning & behavioural difficulties. This role is to commence on the 4th September 2017 and will be based in the northern area of Newcastle where the students are aged 16 and above. It will be based both in and around campus as well as in the community to support students with social awareness and confidence.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified Teacher (NQT) looking to gain further experience in SEND or for an experienced Teaching Assistant looking to gain a secure role with real job satisfaction and prospects of going on to a permanent contract.

Applicants must:

* Have experience of working with young people who have complex needs.
* Be available to work in the Newcastle upon Tyne area.
* Be eligible to work in the UK and meet all national safeguarding criteria.
* Hold a current DBS certificate and it be registered on the online update service. If your DBS is not registered online or you do not hold a DBS Vision will assist in your application.

In return, as an agency we offer:

* Excellent and transparent rates starting from £8.41 per hour.
* Consistent seminars and training courses such as Team Teach, Moving & Handling Autism Awareness (paid for by Vision) to continue your individual professional development.
* Dedicated team that work with our supply staff to place them in schools and locations that suit them.
* Wages paid directly into bank account every week via PAYE.
* We are an agency that won't charge your school a fee should they wish to offer you a permanent contract; we won't stand in the way of your career.

For further information, please call Dan Rutledge (SEND Consultant) on 01912291386 or email CV and details to