Learning Difficulties Teaching Assistant , Wakefield

Vision for Education LtdWakefield
Date posted:
Start date: Jan 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £65 - £85 (per day)
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Learning Difficulties Teaching Assistant 

  • Specific learning difficulties SpLD, MLD, SLD, PMLD
  • Role within SEN School settings in Wakefield 
  • Rate: £65 -85(per day) depending training, experience and qualifications
  • Wakefield location
  • January 2020 start
  • *New requirement for the new school term*
  • Temporary contract through Vision for Education 

You must have relevant experience in the past few years (Vision need to be able to obtain recent references)

Vision for education are currently seeking an enthusiastic Learning Difficulties Teaching Assistant for day to day, long term and permanent work in specific SEND provisions. These settings provide welcoming and friendly environments and the ability to gain a wealth of experience. The roles available are specific to:


The successful candidate for this Learning Difficulties Teaching Assistant  role will hold the ability to demonstrate their skills and knowledge in 1:1 and group settings.

Your job:

Assist in the delivery of specific programmes for students as directed by the Specialist Teacher for SpLD, MLD, SLD, PMLD

Monitor and provide feedback on delivered strategies to Specialist Teacher for SpLD, MLD, SLD, PMLD.

Motivate and encourage student(s) as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with living and learning tasks as appropriate to students’ needs.

Monitor students’ responses to living and learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement

Establish supportive relationships and trust with identified students.

Follow behaviour management plans or other specific strategies as directed, consistently and effectively in line with agreed policy.

Give students feedback on achievements in order to reinforce and develop self-reliance and self-esteem.

Why Vision for education:

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 £370.

Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

£50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

Please contact our helpful SEND team in Huddersfield today for more information on this role and what experience is required on 01484 642928 or chloe.talboys@visionforeducation.co.uk


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