Are you looking to work as a Teaching Assistant with children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? Do you want to make a difference to young peoples lives on a daily basis? Then, we have the job for you! About the role You will be working under the guidance of the teacher to support and ensure students with SEND have the best possible experience in lessons in a caring and respectful environment. You must have the ability to inspire and develop pupils in all areas of learning and achievement, a commitment to contributing to school life and community, and have a passion for learning and raising standards. Previous experience of working with children with SEND is preferred but not essential and other backgrounds will be considered. About the school We work with a variety of schools across South Tyneside who cater for children and young people aged between 2-19 years whose special needs cover a broad spectrum of medical, physical, social, emotional and moderate learning difficulties. Every school aims to allow each pupil to develop their full potential, not only academically, but as independent citizens, in a positive, caring and supportive environment. The role is full time: 8:30-4pm. Requirements To be considered for the role of Teaching Assistant for SEND Education you will: Have a calm, patient and empathetic nature Have a desire to engage and support children and young people in learning and education. Previous experience of working in an educational or care setting with children, young people or vulnerable adults with learning difficulties. Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are: Experience of working with young people with learning difficulties (education, coaching, care settings) 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 Natasha Hendy on or email .