Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Support Assistant, Kirklees

Vision for Education LtdKirklees
Date posted:
Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £62 - £75 (per day)
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Support Assistant

  • £62-£75 per day dependent upon experience
  • Kirklees SEND School
  • Immediate start
  • 1:1 Support
  • Personal care
  • Supply, temporary work with Vision for Education
  • Flexible start dates - immediate or Jan 2020 start dates available through Vision

Experience working with young people, children or adults is essential for working through Vision for Education in the past few years so we are able to obtain recent references.

Would you like to transition from Care, Special Needs Work, Youth Work, Support Work, Childcare or other work with Vulnerable Young People into working in schools?

Are you interested in part time or ad hoc work between 8.30am and 3.30pm Monday to Friday? Are shifts no longer a viable way of life for you? But you don’t want to stop helping people or waste all of your training?

Need school holidays off? But still want to use your skills, work routinely, or more flexibly, learn, develop and ideally, move into a contracted position.

No problem - contact Vision's Huddersfield team today!

Vision for Education are a trusted partner of Special Educational Needs Schools, Alternative Provisions, Designated Provisions and PRUs across West Yorkshire the North and beyond!

The Work for this Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Support Assistant role:

We work with Schools in Kirklees (Dewsbury and Batley) as a first port of call for their temporary, permanent and cover needs for Special Educational Needs (SEND) Support Assistants (and many, many other geographical locations too).

We are looking for candidates to join us for this Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Support Assistant role who have a background in any of the areas above, and ideally a supporting qualification in Health and Social Care, Early Childhood Studies, Supporting Teaching and Learning, Youth Work, Psychology, Sociology, Mental Health or a related qualification (but not essential). Experience is vital for this role, as we need to obtain recent professional references.

We will need to be able to obtain at least 2 professional references relating to placements or roles described above in the past few years for this Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Support Assistant role.

The schools we work with are welcoming, well resourced, supportive and loyal. We assist them with staffing all school year round with natural peaks and troughs in work. Personal care is a main part of this role, therefore Manual Handling training is advantageous with a relevant certificate, Vision can offer FREE training for qualifying candidates, 

We have an excellent record of staff moving into full time, contracted posts or becoming regular and dependable ports of call in these settings and are regarded as a high quality provider of Special Educational Needs Teachers and Support Staff.

You can expect a warm, friendly and knowledgeable service, and opportunities to expand your skills and develop your experience in a supportive well managed way.

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

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

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