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Teaching Assistant

Vision for Education Preston
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Full Time
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Vision for Education are recruiting for a driven KS1 1:1 teaching assistant to work within a central Blackpool school in their Year 1 (KS1) class with a child with mild autism. Full-time. September 2022

About the role

Vision for Education are seeking to employ a Teaching Assistant to work 1:1 with a child in Year 1 at a large school located in Blackpool. The role would be full time, working 08:30-15:30, Monday-Friday, commencing September 2022. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position is a Level 2 in Teaching and Learning or equivalent. The successful candidate will be offering 1:1 support to a child with ASC. They must have a professional and approachable manner and be able to build a fantastic rapport with the child and class teacher to ensure the pupil is thoroughly supported.

About the school

The school is based within Blackpool with fantastic transport links. The ethos of the school is its character as manifested in their attitudes, aspirations and values, making sure all children receive a fantastic education within a welcoming environment.


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

Hold a minimum of Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning Qualification.
Have excellent knowledge of the Key Stage 1 Curriculum.
Preferably have some experience of supporting children with ASC.

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


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 Lewis Smillie on or email .

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