SEND Teaching Assistants - Blackpool

65.00 - 75.00 GBP Daily + Dependent on experience
09 Apr 2021
07 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
SEND Teaching Assistants / Support Workers - Blackpool

GBP65 - GBP75 per day. Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are experience in a similar role or working with children with additional needs.

Vision for Education are currently working with a number of special education schools across the Blackpool area to recruit Teaching Assistants and Support Workers for ongoing placements. Candidates for these roles will ideally have worked within a SEND education-based setting and have experience as a teaching assistant, however the schools will consider people with a background in care and support working with young people who have passion, motivation, and commitment to making a difference to young people's lives.

The role

Teaching Assistants are required to work alongside the class teacher assisting with the delivery of the lesson. You will be providing either one to one or small group support and you will be responsible for keeping pupils engaged in learning whilst managing some of the challenging behaviour that pupils present with.

The School

Schools across this area range from small stand-alone schools to larger group schools and you will be working with children with a wide range of additional needs and disabilities.


To be considered for this teaching assistant position, you will:

Have experience working with young people with additional needs and disabilities, ideally in an education setting.
Have a caring nature and the ability to form relationships with "hard-to-reach" students.
Be adaptable and versatile, altering the support provided to the needs of each child.
Someone who creates a stimulating learning environment for the children.
Someone with great patience, drive and determination

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, 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 Preston 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.