Graduate Teaching Assistant (SEND)

  • Job Reference: 00019257-1
  • Date Posted: 15 September 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £68.39 to £75.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Graduate Teaching Assistant


£68.39 to £75.00 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are: At least 6 weeks experience in placement related to children or education

September 2020

Vision for education are seeking Graduates who are looking to start a career in Education, to join our supply team from September 2020. Offering both day to day and long term teaching placements, Vision for Education can work around your personal circumstances. If you are Team Teach trained this is desirable, however we do offer the full Team Teach qualification and other fantastic CPD which is free of charge!

The role

The role of a SEND Teaching assistant will involve supporting young people with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) or students who are disengaged from their mainstream school and are being supported through a reintegration plan.

This role requires a committed, enthusiastic and resilient individual, with great communication skills that has experience working with children with additional needs. Duties may include but are not limited to personal care, feeding and changing.  Hoist – moving and handling.

Whether you are looking for work in a variety of settings or looking for more stability in one school setting, Vision for Education will prioritise finding you your ideal role.

The school

All of the schools that Vision for Education work with are dedicated to offering the best possible learning experience tailored to each students individual needs.


To be considered for the Graduate Teaching Assistant position, you will:

Have recently completed or be due to complete a University course are Degree Level i.e. Education Studies, Criminology with Psychology, Sports Studies, Sociology, Psychology
Have completed a placement during your studies which covers at least a 6 week time period – we will need to obtain a reference for this
Available from September 2020
An enhanced DBS registered to the update service or willing to apply for one
The ability to work on initiative and proactively
Available for part time / full time positions
Able to work across Sheffield in a variety of settings
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. 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. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company Tes Global.

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 worth £390.
Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.
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 Graduate 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 Katy Crowther on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)

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.