Primary SEND Learning Support Assistant (Temp to Perm)

Vision for Education Newcastle
Newcastle Upon Tyne
10 Oct 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Vision for Education is seeking to appoint a full time Primary SEND Learning Support Assistant to join our successful supply teaching support team and to work in a local SEND School in the Gateshead local authority. This will be a full time role to work with and support mainly Primary aged students who have complex emotional and behavioural difficulties and will commence following the October half term 2018.

This Outstanding SEND School caters for KS1 and KS2 and specialises in supporting students who have Moderate learning difficulties as well as complex mental health and behavioural difficulties.

The successful Primary SEND Learning Support Assistant will have excellent knowledge and experience of supporting young children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH).

This is an excellent opportunity that is on a temporary to permanent basis meaning, if successful following a 12 week probationary period you will be taken on directly by the school either on a fixed to contract or permanent basis.

To be considered for the position of Primary SEND Learning Support Assistant, you must:

Have experience supporting Primary or Secondary students in an SEND setting.
Have a background in education, care or support.
Ideally be Team Teach trained.
Be flexible, resilient, committed and compassionate.
Have a passion for teaching complex young people in an extremely rewarding role.

At Vision for Education we take our responsibilities to our practitioners seriously and our aim is to ensure you are well supported and rewarded for your efforts. As part of the Vision for Education team, you will receive:

Excellent daily rates paid weekly through PAYE
Support throughout your placements
Access to a dedicated Primary consultant 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Unparalleled daily rates
Access to free CPD such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and Moving and Handling qualifications
Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker Regulations) to make sure you get paid what you deserve
£50 reward every time you recommend a colleague
Pension Contributions (subject to qualifying period)
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drink

If you are an SEND Learning Assistant / 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.

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All candidates will be required to complete our safeguarding checks and undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Apply today or for more information on this and other teaching opportunities across Vision for Education or contact the SEND team, at the Newcastle upon Tyne branch on 01912291386

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