Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Peterborough

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Vision for Education LtdPeterborough

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Start date: February 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) to join our successful supply team and work in a local Pupil Referral Unit in Peterborough. This is a fixed term Higher level teaching assistant (HLTA) role, which will commence in February.

The role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative team, the HLTA will focus on delivering ICT and English skills, whilst also providing general classroom support for a small class of children. 

The school

This Pupil Referral Unit is looking for a committed and successful HLTA to join their motivated team. The school is committed to educating students through flexible learning programmes, providing exceptional pastoral care and building strong relationships with their students. 


To be considered for the Higher Level Teaching Assistant position, you will:

•Hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Childcare. 

•Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a Pupil referral unit environment.

•Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.

•Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.

•Ideally have experience delivering English and ICT skills.

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. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

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 worth £350. 

•Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

•£50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

•Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a qualified Higher Level 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 Peterborough SEND team on 01733 371371.


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Type: Supply Agency