Post 16 SEND Learning Support Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00027923-1
  • Date Posted: 19 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Wallsend, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £9.77 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Post 16 SEND Learning Support Assistant

Vision for Education are seeking to employ a SEND Learning Support Assistant to work in a provision in the North Tyneside local Authority. This role is to start as soon as possible and for the right candidate, could lead to a permanent position.

North Tyneside

£9.77 per hour

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum relevant experience required for this position is 4 weeks full time work/volunteering supporting young people or adults.

The role

Working as part of an energetic and creative team, the successful Learning Support Assistant will focus on delivering support to students who have Autism (ASC), Moderate and Severe Learning difficulties (MLD and SLD) and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties.

The successful candidate will ideally have Team Teach Training however this is not essential. If applicants are successful there is an opportunity for you to attend the Team Teach training course that Vision for Education provides free of charge.


To be considered for the SEND Learning Support Assistant position, you will:

Have experience supporting young people with ASC, MLD, SLD and SEMH.
Be able to work between the hours of 8:30 until 16:30.
Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of practitioners who all pull together to inspire the students, in what can be a very demanding and challenging environment.
Have a DBS on the Update Service or, willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

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. 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.
Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are an individual 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 Newcastle SEND team on (phone number 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.