SEND Teaching Assistant (Full Time / Secondary Autism)

Vision for Education Newcastle
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£15,000 - £19,999
20 Apr 2018
19 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Vision for Education, the supply arm of the TES are actively recruiting for a Learning Support Assistant to work with and support Secondary (KS3/4) students who have Autism and other complex learning and behavioural needs. This role is to be based in a specialist provision in Gateshead within a dedicated SEND school for Secondary and Post 16 students.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified Teacher (NQT) who is looking to gain further experience in SEND or for an experienced Teaching Assistant looking to gain a secure role with real job satisfaction and prospects of going on to a permanent contract.

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 8:30–16:30)
* 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 (TA)
* 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 (SEND Consultant) on 01912291386 or email CV and details to

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