Teaching Assistant (Special Educational Needs)

  • Job Reference: 00073581-1
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £350 to £390 Per Week
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Teaching Assistant (Special Educational Needs)

KS1 & 2


£350 to £390.00 per week. Working Hours 08:15am – 15:30pm Monday to Friday. Part time position also available!

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are: 6 weeks referenceable experience within a relevant setting

Are you an Education professional Looking for new position? I want to hear from you!

Start date: ASAP! (Pending clearance)

Vision for Education are seeking SEND Teaching Assistant on a full-time, long-term basis with experience working with Children with Special Educational Needs to join our team.

If you are Team Teach trained and Moving & Handling/hoist trained this is desirable, however we do offer the full Team Teach qualification which is free of charge!

The role

The role of a SEND Teaching Assistant involves working with Children with a variety of Special Educational Needs, such as Autism (non verbal and pre-verbal) severe learning difficulties, moderate learning difficulties, complex needs, Speech, Language and communication needs, and behaviours that challenge.  This role requires a adaptable, committed, enthusiastic and resilient Teaching Assistant with great communication skills that has experience working with children with complex needs. You will work as part of a dedicated and committed team that have a child-centred approach in all they do. This position starts as soon as possible on a long-term basis.

The school

This setting is a primary special school in Sheffield that caters for child aged four to eleven years old, who have a range of Special Educational Needs

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

Have a minimum of 3 months experience in one relevant setting i.e. school, youth centre, sports coaching, residential setting, respite centre


A reference to cover a 3 Months period (this does not have to be full time) experience on a relevant setting as above
Previous experience of working with behaviours that challenge is highly desirable
An enhanced DBS registered to the update service or the willingness to apply for one
The ability to work on initiative and proactively
The desire to work with young people with special educational needs
Own transport is highly desirable or close links to public transport
Available at least 3 days per week
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.

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.
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 Teaching Assistant 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 Francesca Halit 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.