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SEND 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Job type: Temporary, Full time

Location: Bishop Auckland

£10.65 - 11.00 per hour

Recruiter: Vision for Education

Sector: Education

Job description

SEND 1:1 Teaching Assistant (SEND TA)

Bishop Auckland

£10.65 per hour

We are looking to appoint a SEND 1:1 Teaching Assistant (TA) to join our successful supply team and working in a friendly primary school in Bishop Auckland. Working from September until Christmas, the successful candidate will be working full time, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm. Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications.

The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are Level 2 TA qualification and experience with both 1:1 support and SEND children would be an advantage.

The role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative team in a primary school you will be providing support for a Reception child with special needs including traits of Autism. Previous experience supporting SEND children is essential. This post would suit a patient, caring and calm individual with a passion for supporting young children.

The school

This average sized primary school provides education to young children from Nursery to Year 6 and is located in Bishop Auckland


To be considered for the SEND 1:1 Teaching Assistant (SEND TA) position, you will:

  • Hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning.
  • Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a school environment.
  • Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.
  • Ideally have experience delivering Literacy and Maths interventions.
  • Have experience in delivering 1:1 support and small group support.

We are 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 us

We are 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.

What we offer 
As a valued employee, 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.  

How to apply 
If you are a qualified 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.

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.

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Recruiter information

 Nearby train stations

 Nearby bus stops

  • E-bound, St Marys RC Church, Woodhouse Lane
  • S-bound, Cabin Gate, Cockton Hill Road
  • W-bound, St Marys RC Church, Woodhouse Lane
  • S-bound, Vart Road, Vart Road
  • N-bound, Cabin Gate, Cockton Hill Road

 Nearby schools

  • Cockton Hill Junior School
  • St Wilfrid's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School
  • Evergreen Primary School
  • St Anne's CofE Primary School
  • Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College

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