SEND Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 620219963-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Vision for Education - Teesside - SEND
  • Location: Redcar, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £10.65 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

SEND Teaching Assistant

Key Stage 3
£10.65 per hour

Contract Dates

Starting ASAP

The Role

Vision for Education is seeking supply SEND Teaching Assistant to work in local Special Education schools across Redcar, the position is to start as soon as possible. Working in multiple schools on a one-to-one basis and general classroom support in friendly and supportive specialist settings. The children you will support are aged 11 to 14 with special educational needs and disabilities such as SEMH, Autism and Physical Disabilities. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with previous work experience in in mainstream or SEND schools. Alternatively, if you have worked in an environment supporting vulnerable people and want to transfer to a classroom setting, we want to hear from you. It is a great opportunity to get exposure into an education setting supporting children with Special Educational Needs.

The school

The specialist schools cater for students in with communication and interaction problems, learning difficulties, social or emotional issues and visual or hearing impairments. The schools drive student engagement through their child centred approach to support which has proven results. Most schools you will work in have excellent public transport links, but access to a vehicle would be advantageous.


To be considered for the SEND Teaching Assistant role you must:

Hold a driving licence, which would be preferred, but not essential.
Be Comfortable with personal care in numerous settings.
Confident de-escalating challenging situations. Training would be an advantage but not essential.
Hold a DBS certificate would be an advantage but not essential this can be arranged.
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. 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 offers?

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.
How to apply

If you are a SEND 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 Teesside SEND 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.