£68.50 - 82.50 per day
Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are 3 months experience working or volunteering in a school, care, or youth club setting.
Do you want a rewarding career where you can be instrumental in making a difference to children's lives?
Become a Classroom Assistant! No previous experience or qualifications necessary, just a love for helping others.
As a Classroom Assistant you will have responsibility for supporting children in class with the guidance of the Teacher. This position is long term, starting in September 2022, and likely to continue for the entire academic year.
Vision For Education are excited to provide this bespoke and incredible opportunity to support passionate people with getting into the education sector. We work alongside our client schools to provide successful Classroom Assistants with high quality training and paid on the job experience.
Following a successful interview and pending suitability, safeguarding and identity checks, we will work to secure you a paid placement in a school to further develop your skills. We will help you to develop your identity as an educator and help you to choose your specialist area from EYFS, KS1, KS2 to secondary school and SEND provisions.
Prior to starting your placement, you will be required to complete a comprehensive training programme delivered by Vision for Education and school leaders, which will give you the essential skills you need to work as a Classroom Assistant.
Classroom Assistants are instrumental in ensuring the sooth running of any school. The most effective Classroom Assistants have excellent communication skills and have an interest and passion in supporting the day-today needs of all children. They are also able to build relationships with both staff, children, and their families.
The role of a teaching assistant varies from each school. You may be working to support the teacher in while class teaching, running small group interventions to support children or working on a 1:1 basis to ensure the needs of all children are meet and that they can thrive.
To be considered for the Classroom Assistant position, you will:
Ideally have experience supporting primary aged children
Ideally have experience of working with individuals who have a combination of learning, social, emotional, or behavioural needs
To be proactive, resilient, and able to use initiative
Have an enhanced DBS on the update service, or be willing to process one with us
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, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
How to apply
If you are a Classroom 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 Bristol team on (phone number removed)