SEND Learning Support Assistant (Primary / SEMH), Gateshead

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Vision for Education LtdGateshead

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Vision for Education the supply of TES, are actively recruiting for an open minded, adaptable and engaging Learning Support Assistant who ideally has experience working with and supporting Primary (KS1 / KS2) students. This is a long term, full time but temporary role to work within a school specifically for young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

Personality and a pro-active attitude is essential to be able to achieve progress with these complex students who often act dis-engaged and can regularly demonstrate challenging and disruptive behaviour.

This role is commence asap on a full time / temp basis and would suit Newly Qualified Teachers who are looking to gain further experience in a challenging but rewarding SEND environment.

Applicants must:

  • Applicants must be flexible and confident supporting in classes of up to 10 students in a SEND setting.
  • Applicants must hold or be willing to process a current DBS (Children and Vulnerable Adults) and it be registered on the online update service. 
  • Applicants must ideally be available 5 days a week (Mon-Fri 8:30–16:00)
  • Applicants must be able to work in the Gateshead area.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and meet all national safeguarding criteria.

In return, as an agency we offer:

  • Excellent, fair and transparent pay rates from £61.50 - £65.85 per day (Dependent upon finish time)
  • Consistent seminars and training courses such as Team Teach, Moving & Handling, Autism Awareness (paid for by Vision) to continue your individual professional development
  • Free of charge access to over 20 accredited online training courses via EduCare
  • Dedicated team that work with our staff to place them in schools and locations that suit their needs
  • Wages paid directly into your bank account every week via PAYE 
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker      Regulations) to make sure you get paid what you deserve
  • £50 reward every time you recommend a      colleague and they successfully work their first day
  • Pension Contributions (subject to qualifying period)
  • Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drink
  • We are an agency that won't charge your school or provision a fee should they wish to offer you a permanent contract; we won't stand in the way of your career

For further information, please call Dan Rutledge (Assistant Branch Manager - SEND) on 01912291386 or email CV and details to


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