Barrow in Furness
£70 - £80 per day
About the role
The ideal candidate will have prior experience as an SEN Teaching Assistant (applications from ECTs are welcome), specifically with Autism and complex learning difficulties due to the nature of the students in the class. The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant will be comfortable in dealing with a variety of SEND needs including Autism, ADHD and Specific Learning Difficulties and working as part of a team with numerous Teaching Assistants within the class.
Experience working in either the Primary or Secondary sectors are welcome as the school is a co-educational site, with students ranging from 4-19 years old.
The overarching purpose of the role is to work with pupils who have learning difficulties usually with a statement of Special Educational Needs.
The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant will be prepared to 'go the extra mile' to support very special young people.
You will be required to prepare and adapt materials suitable for pupils with learning difficulties to use in class.
About the school
The school is the main SEN setting for the Furness area, working closely with students who have various degrees of Autism and SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) needs.
It is a co-educational site with students ranging from 4-19 years old
You will have the opportunity to be part of a team that is truly changing lives and positively transforming the local community.
As an SEN Teaching Assistant, you would be required to meet the holistic needs of the pupils of the children under the direction of the class teacher and senior staff.
There are opportunities for the role to become a permanent position after a qualifying period is worked.
To be considered for the role of SEN Teaching Assistant you will:
Be able to motivate and support pupil(s) to remain on task and complete work in a focused way.
Have an enthusiasm for supporting pupils with special educational needs
You will be committed to personal learning and development
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
Have relevant experience of working with children, young people or vulnerable adults
Hold a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent
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 training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Dave Travis on or email .