KS1 Teaching Assistant

Vision for Education LtdNewcastle upon Tyne

Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant


£293.10 – £350.00 per week

April 2021 – July 2021

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant (TA) to join our successful supply team and work in a local primary school in the Newcastle area. This is a long term supply Teaching Assistant (TA) role, which will commence in April 2021 working four days per week on Monday – Thursday.

The role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative Key Stage 1 (KS1) team, the appointed Teaching Assistant (TA) will focus on delivering whole class support within a Year 1  class. The successful Teaching Assistant (TA) will have experience of delivering tailored intervention support, general support and also one to one support. This post will also include a focus on phonics and SATS interventions. This role will be full time, working 08:30 – 15:30 Monday to Thursday.

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are Level 2 qualification in Childcare and recent experience within Key Stage 1 (KS1).

The school

This is an average sized school is looking for a committed and successful Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant (TA) to join their motivated team. Within this school the teaching has improved and enables pupils to make good progress, particularly in English and mathematics. Within lessons pupils listen, concentrate well and work without distraction.


To be considered for the Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant (TA) position, you will:

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

• Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a Key Stage 1 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 Key Stage 1 interventions, including Read, Write INC.

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 Teaching Assistant (TA) 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 Newcastle primary team on 0191 267 4555.

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.


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