Part Time Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Vision for Education LtdTrafford

Vision for Education are looking to appoint a Special Needs Teaching Assistant to work with students with a diverse range of needs including physical disabilities and autism. You will be required to work in special needs schools across Trafford, which can be on a flexible basis.

The role

The desired Special Needs Teaching Assistant will be a positive, enthusiastic person who will be able to support students with additional needs including autism within the classroom. This may include working on a 1:1 basis or within small groups and could include personal care.

The school

This is a great opportunity to work in a variety of schools in Trafford that are well established and inclusive for students that can range from EYFS to Post 16. You will be able to work within committed teams who provide supportive and nurturing environments for all students. The successful Special Needs Teaching Assistant will be confident in supporting children with learning difficulties including autism.


Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for the position of Special Needs Teaching Assistant are:

Have a minimum of 6 weeks experience

Have a desire to work in SEND

Have a caring, positive and flexible attitude

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 to 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.

What Vision for Education offer 

As a valued Special Needs Teaching Assistant and 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. 

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


How to apply 

If you are a Special Needs Teaching Assistant looking for work in Trafford 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 SEN team on 0161 641 3743.

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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