Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1221323944-2
  • Date Posted: 30 January 2024
  • Recruiter: Vision for Education - Newcastle
  • Location: South Shields, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £350 to £450 Per Week
  • Sector: Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant
South Tyneside (Full Time)
£(Apply online only) per week (salary is depending on experience and/or qualifications)

February 2024 - July 2024 (long-term role)

The School and Role

This Good SEND school, based in South Tyneside, supports children and young people aged 3-16 and is looking to appoint a passionate Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant to work in a year 5 class on a full-time basis. Working in this Primary and Secondary SEND school as part of an established team, the desired Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant will be working on a 1:1 and small class sized basis with pupils with SEND including Autism, MLD, SLD, ADHD, PMLD, Physical Disabilities, Sensory Needs and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH). This full time Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant role is long term from February until July 2024.

You will assist the class teacher with supporting teaching and learning, leading small group and 1:1 interventions as well as assisting pupils with their individual needs including personal care. You will be responsible for behaviour management as well as supporting the progress of pupils, liaising with staff and parents and participating in weekly CPD sessions.

School hours are 8:30-15:30pm Monday - Friday.

The aim of the school is to allow each pupil to develop their potential, not only academically but as independent citizens in a positive, caring and supportive environment. Creative, challenging and imaginative lessons at the heart of what they strive to deliver. The school is a caring and respectful environment that allows academic achievement and independence to flourish as an important part of the curriculum offer.


The desired Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant will have;

  • Relevant Level 2 Qualification is desirable: Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant / Level 2 or 3 Health and Social Care / Level 2 or 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning / Level 2 or 3 Childcare
  • Experience of working with EYFS or primary school aged children.
  • Experience of working with SEND pupils.
  • A passion for the progress of SEND pupils.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.

What we offer

As a Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant, part of our team, you benefit from:

  • Excellent daily rates paid using the PAYE system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability).
  • Social and networking events.
  • Pension contributions.
  • CPD to help with your professional development.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant.

About us
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.

How to apply
If you are a Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage learners and would like the challenge of working in a rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities call us on (phone number removed).