SEND Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Wigan

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Vision for Education LtdWigan

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Vision for Education’s Cheshire branch is currently recruiting for an SEN Higher Level Teaching Assistant.

Our Client is based in Wigan and is an SEMH School. The school is graded good and is a very pupil centred community. All members of staff focus their efforts on the pupils and their success.

Previous experience of working within schools is desirable, and the ideal candidate will have had experience working one-to-one with pupils and in a classroom support role with vulnerable students. Ideally you would be able to develop a relationship on a personal level with pupils quickly and support them in there everyday needs. This role will involve home tuition, in which the ideal candidate will be expected to drive between each location. 

Required Attributes:

  • Have a patient, supportive, empathetic and understanding nature.
  • Previous Experience working with students aged 11-16 with SEN or pupils who require one to one support.
  • Be vigilant and supportive when managing / deescalating challenging behaviour.
  • Have a real desire to work children and support them academically and pastorally.
  • Be confident working with both groups and 1:1.
  • Be confident when liaising with parents and colleagues.

Essential Requirements: 

  • Applicant must hold current experience within the last two years to qualify. 
  • Applicant must hold a current enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to undergo one through Vision for Education and have it registered on the Update Service.
  • Must have experience working with children.

Our specialist consultants have the knowledge and expertise to find the ideal placement for you, with our long-standing and trusting relationships with each of our clients we are guaranteed to place you in positions to enhance your career and experience.

We promise to provide you with an honest and efficient service where we deliver high levels of customer service and after care to every candidate and client.

Benefits of working with Vision for Education:

  • Rewarding rates of pay – Vision for Education pay to National Living Wage, not national minimum wage. We pay this as an absolute minimum to all of our candidates. 
  • Professional 24/7 support.
  • Free of charge CPD Training Opportunities including Team Teach training.
  • Committed consultants.
  • Continuous Support and feedback throughout.
  • In house payroll department, so no need to sign up with a payroll provider.

We look forward to hearing from you, please apply now with your CV and if requirements are met our team will be in touch with you shortly. 

Know someone else who suits the above criteria? Why not take advantage of our “Refer a Friend” incentive? For every person that you refer to us that becomes a successful candidate, we pay £50 as a thank you!  Terms and Conditions apply. 


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Type: Supply Agency