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Entry Level SEND Teaching Assistant (SEMH School, temp to perm)

Vision for Education Newcastle
Closing date
6 Jun 2022

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Full Time
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We are looking for candidates to join us for this Entry Level Teaching Assistant role to work within SEND schools in Newcastle . You may be a graduate thinking of a career in teaching, or someone with the right transferrable skils.

About the role

As a new Entry Level Teaching Assistant, you will be a general classroom assistant, with the position to branch into a 1:1 role, should you wish to . We are keen to meet with candidates who have a passion for working with children using a range of creative approaches and developing a inclusive learning environment with the students. We can be flexible with our candidates, but most vacancies are full time Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4pm weekly . We can also offer ad-hoc supply work if preferred.

About the school

We are working with a number of Primary and Secondary SEND schools in and around Newcastle. As a part of building our profile with our client schools, we visit and spend time observing the teaching and learning and speaking with the senior leadership team. We will share with our new candidates our insights into our schools so you are confident when you first walk into a classroom. The schools can range from small to large settings, so there will be a school best suited to yourself, where you can thrive and hopefully go on to be given a permanent job. We can find the right role for you, whether that is behaviour, sutaism, learning difficulties or PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties).


To be considered for the role of Entry Level SEND Teaching Assistant you will:

Relevant qualifications are desirable but not essential
Recent experience working with young people or vulnerable adults in any setting
Calm and empathetic nature
Ability to remain composed in volatile situations

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:

Experience of working with young people or vulnerable adults

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. 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. With branches across the country, 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.

Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Tim Ayton on or email
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