Trainee Teaching Assistant

Type: Trainee

Are you passionate about helping students reach their true potential? Do you want to support students so they can achieve great things? Have you looked for a career in education but not known where to start?

Get in touch today to be a positive role model in students lives through our National Teaching Assistant Programme!

About the Role and School

We are recruiting for an Entry Level Teaching Assistant for a number of Secondary and Middle schools in the North East for their permanent, temporary and supply positions. We are keen to meet with candidates who have a passion for working with children using a range of creative approaches and developing a inclusive learning environment with the students. We can be flexible with our candidates, but most vacancies are full time Monday to Friday 8:30 – 3:30 weekly.

We are working with a number of Secondary and Middle schools in and around the North East. We work closely with these schools so have a good understanding of the day to day life and the school environment, which allows us to place you somewhere that best suits your needs.


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

  • Qualifications are desirable but not essential
  • Recent and relevant work experience
  • To be patient, pro-active and able to work well in a team

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

  • Relevant experience in the past few years working with children and young people

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 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 apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Newcastle Secondary Team on (phone number removed)

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