Learning Support Assistant

Employer
Vision for Education Newcastle
Location
Sunderland, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 Nov 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Learning Support Assistant

Sunderland

£65 Per day

Contract dates

October 2020 - July 2021

Vision for Education are working with a school in Sunderland who require a Learning Support Assistant on a full-time basis to work with a range of students in Key Stage 3. This role is to start immediately and will continue until the end of the academic year.

The role

To provide in class support to SEND students under the direction of the SENDCO
To work with teachers to support the learning, educational progress and inclusion of pupil(s) with an EHCP
To work closely with allocated pupils, understanding how to motivate and encourage them to achieve and progress
To build and maintain successful relationships with pupils, treat them consistently and be concerned for their development as learners, supporting them and responding to their individual needs
Monitor and evaluate pupil responses to learning activities through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies
The school

This school believes that all children, irrespective of their starting point are entitled to a broad and balanced curriculum. Their innovative curriculum is designed to give all students the opportunity to develop as inquisitive individuals who feel valued and respected.

Requirements

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

Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a secondary school 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 Mathematics and English.
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 Gareth Gaston in our secondary team on (phone number removed).

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