Teaching Assistant (SEN)

Vision for Education LtdSunderland

Vision for Education are working on behalf of a school in Sunderland to recruit x3 Teaching Assistants to work within their SEND provision providing support to some of the local authorities most vulnerable children. 

There are opportunities for staff to work on a full time and part time basis, so all applicants are welcome. School hours are 8.30am-4.00pm. 

You will be required to work alongside other members of staff to encourage and support the needs of the class, implementing personalised strategies to best support the development and learning of each young person. 

An ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience of working with children, young people and adults who have Autism and complex needs
  • Experience of carrying out personal care, or be willing to carry out personal care as and when required
  • A Flexible approach to working
  • A friendly, positive and understanding attitude towards children an young people with complex needs

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.

What Vision for Education offers

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.
  • Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are an individual 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 SEND team on 01912291386.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.



Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.