Year 1 Teaching Assistant

Vision for Education LtdSunderland

Year 1 Teaching Assistant 


£293.10 - £350.00

April 2021 – July 2021. 


Vision for Education is looking to appoint a full time Year 1 (KS1) Teaching Assistant (TA) to join our successful supply team and work in a local primary school in the Sunderland area. This is a fixed term supply Teaching Assistant (TA) role, which will commence in April 2021.   

The role

Working as part of a dynamic and committed Key Stage 1 (KS1) team, the Year 1 Teaching Assistant (TA) will focus on delivering whole class and small group support. This role will include providing structured support outside of the classroom, whilst also providing small group intervention based support, including phonics. This will be a full-time role, working 08:30 – 15:30 each day.

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are to hold a Level 2 qualification in Childcare and have experience working within Key Stage 1 (KS1).

The school

This average sized primary school is looking for a committed and successful Year 1 Teaching Assistant (TA) to join their motivated team. Within this primary school there is a high proportion of children reaching the expected levels by the end of the early years is steadily increasing. Support from the local authority and leaders’ concerted action to improve the quality of teaching and the outdoor curriculum has resulted in more children making better progress.


To be considered for the KS1 Teaching Assistant (TA) position, you will:

• Hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Childcare.

• Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in Key Stage 1 (KS1)

• Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.

• Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.

• Ideally have experience delivering one to one support.

• Ideally have expirenece of working with children with Special Educational Needs.

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. 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. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. 

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. 

• Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 

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

How to apply

If you are a Teaching assistant 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 Primary team on 0191 267 4555.

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.

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