Primary Special Needs Teaching Assistant , Bradford

Vision for Education LtdBradford
Date posted:
Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £65 - £70 per day
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Primary Special Needs Teaching Assistant 

  • £65 - £70 per day
  • Bradford SEND School
  • KS1 and KS2 students
  • A full time requirement for a small class with High SEND needs 
  • Role through Vision for Education -Immediate start date
  • Monday to Friday 8:30 - 3:30
  • REFER A FRIEND OR COLLEAGUE TO WORK FOR US & YOU’LL BOTH GET REWARDED £125 *

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position is: Experience working with children, young people or adults in a school or similar environment. 

This is a warm, welcoming, aspirational school providing a supportive and stimulating environment tailored to unique young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

Learning approaches are sensory, vocational and in some instances, more formal, according to the individual student’s learning pathway and preferences.  The school focuses on all areas of learning and development – social, emotional, physical, communication and language and cognitive.

This Primary Special Needs Teaching Assistant role will involve working with children and young people requiring high levels of support with learning as well as in some instances, with all aspects of personal care (such as assistance with feeding, changing, and toileting as part of some young people’s care plan)

We are looking for staff who are supportive but encourage independence wherever possible. 

Communication skills including the use of AAC such as Makaton and PECS will be highly advantageous, the ability to work as part of an efficient and well run team

Manual Handling and Team Teach Training is also highly advantageous, however training or a refresher course can be provided free of charge by Vision for candidates who can offer other relevant skills.

Essential personal attributes include a calm, caring, positive manner, efficiency in working practices and the ability to be a consistent and effective member of the staff team.

Staff will ideally have worked with children or young people with special educational needs within a school, residential, day, activity or respite setting.

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 £390.

Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

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

How to apply

Apply today in writing via this website, or for information about other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Huddersfield SEND team on 01484 642928 or chloe.talboys@visionforeducation.co.uk

*They must have worked a total of 30 days for us for the bonus to be received

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