Part Time Teaching Assistant, Sunderland

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Vision for Education LtdSunderland

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Start date: April 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: GBP £273.10 - £350 per week
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

SEND Teaching Assistant 


April 2020 

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant to join our successful supply team and work in a local primary school in the Sunderland area. This is a long-term supply Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant (TA) role, which will commence in April 2020 and continue until July 2020.

The role

Working as part of a dynamic Key Stage 1 team, the successful Teaching Assistant (TA) will focus on delivering one to one support to an individual with ASC. This role will mainly be based outside of the classroom, delivering tailored support to help the individual access the curriculum. Although the pupil is currently in Key Stage 1 (KS1) the pupil is performing at Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) level. This would be a part time role, working Monday to Friday 08:30 – 12:30 each day. This role may have the potential to become full time, later down the line for the right person. 

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are minimum of a Level 2 qualification in childcare and experience of working on a one to one basis. 

The school

This average sized primary, which is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, where leaders and governors have worked effectively to continue to improve the quality of teaching, learning and assessment across all key stages. The work around pupils’ welfare and personal development is outstanding within this local primary school.


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 a child on a one to one basis

• Have experience of supporting children with ASC

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

• Ideally have experience delivering occasional one to one support

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.


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Type: Supply Agency