SEN Teaching Assistant

Vision for Education Manchester
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
£70 - £80 per day

The role

Are you a friendly and child-centred person? Are you passionate about supporting pupils with a range of special educational needs? We have several vacancies for an SEN Teaching Assistant to work in special needs schools in Salford.

The overarching purpose of the role is to work with pupils who have learning difficulties usually with a statement of Special Educational Needs
The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant will be prepared to 'go the extra mile' to support very special young people.
You will be required to prepare and adapt materials suitable for pupils with learning difficulties to use in class
The school

You will have the opportunity to be part of a team that is truly changing lives and positively transforming the local community
As an SEN Teaching Assistant you would be required to meet the holistic needs of the pupils of the children under the direction of the class teacher and senior staff.

There are opportunities for the role to become a permanent position after a qualifying period is worked


Be able to motivate and support pupil(s) to remain on task and complete work in a focused way.
Have an enthusiasm for supporting pupils with special educational needs
You will be committed to personal learning and development
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for the SEN Teaching Assistant position are:

Have relevant experience of working with children, young people or vulnerable adults
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 an SEN Teaching Assistant and 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 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 an SEN Teaching Assistant 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 team on (phone number removed).

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.


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