Trainee Teaching Assistant

Type: Trainee
Region: South East

Trainee Teaching Assistant


£11.68 – £15.98 per day via PAYE

About the role

Are you passionate about supporting children?

Do you want a rewarding career where you can be instrumental in making a difference to children’s lives?

Become a Trainee Teaching Assistant! No previous experience or qualifications necessary, just a love for helping others!

About the school

Here at Vision for Education we work with various primary schools across Sussex. From small one-form entry schools to larger city-based schools, we will find the right school for you! As a Trainee Teaching Assistant, you will be enrolled onto our free National Teaching Assistant Programme which consists of online training and a placement within a school.


To be considered for the role of Trainee Teaching Assistant you will:

  • To be able to work in either Nursery, Primary, Secondary or SEND
  • Have a passion for supporting and helping children
  • Be able to work collaboratively in a team
  • Be willing to pay for an enhanced DBS check and register with the Update Service.
  • Be committed to completing the required training and participating in ongoing CPD.

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:

  • Experience working with children or young people is desirable but not essential

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 us:

The Edwin Group is a Top 10 UK-employer in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023. Rated as ‘Excellent’ by our staff in all categories and recognised as having industry leading and world-class levels of employee engagement across the Group.

We are a market-leading education supply agency committed to the development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high quality educators. 

We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

What Vision for Education offerAs 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 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.

Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to applyApply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Jessica Linford on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)


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