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SEND Teaching Assistant

Posted 11 September by Vision For Education Ended

Are you a passionate individual who wants to make a difference to the lives of pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Peterborough and the surrounding areas? Are you wanting flexible shifts that fit in with your lifestyle? If you are, then Vision for Education want you!

We are working with various specialist schools and alternative provisions who are using teaching assistants for short-term and long-term supply. We are looking for inspiring, creative and experienced teaching assistants to join our bank team to work with children and young people (3-19) with a range of SEND. These needs include Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties, Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD).

We are looking for people who can build excellent relationships with children and young people who need consistent one to one care, who can use a variety of methods to communicate with young people and promote autonomy and independence. It is vital that you are able to have a real presence in the classroom and have the ability to work well on a 1:1 basis, as well as in a team.

Ideally, you will:

  • Have experience working with children and young people with ASC, PMLD and/or SEMH

  • Be experienced in using a variety of communication methods (e.g. Makaton and BSL).

  • Have knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice

  • Have supporting qualifications such as Moving and Handling and Team Teach.

In return for your hard work and expertise you will be rewarded with: 

  • Unparalleled daily rates paid weekly as PAYE in our in-house payroll.

  • £50 reward every time you recommend a colleague.

  • Support throughout your work placements.

  • Access to a dedicated SEND consultant 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Access to FREE CPD such as Team Teach and Autism Awareness qualifications

  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).

  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker Regulations) to make sure you get paid what you deserve.

  • Regular FREE social events, giving you the chance to network with other education professionals, widen your professional contacts – and have a great night out!

If you feel you have the expertise we are looking for, and would like to know more please call the Peterborough office on . Alternatively, please send us your up to date CV and we will be in contact with you.

Reference: 33276494

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