Teaching Assistant. Job in County Durham Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1380973571-2
  • Date Posted: 6 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Vision for Education -teesside Primary and York
  • Location: County Durham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Head / Deputy Head Teacher, HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Y1/2 Teaching Assistant


Vision for Education is looking to appoint a part time Teaching Assistant to join our successful supply team and work in a primary school in the Hartlepool area.

This is a long term supply contract Teaching Assistant role, working with Y1/2 children.

This role will commence from September 2024 following the half term until December 2024, the individual would be working in a mixed Y1/2 class and could lead to a long term permanent position

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position is a Level 2 in Teaching and Supporting Learning with experience in an KS1 classroom is preferred.

The Role

Working as part of a passionate teaching team, the desired teaching assistant will focus on providing a high standard of support to both the children in the class and the class teacher. The successful teaching assistant will be expected to work on their own initiative to help identify children who may require extra support, and be flexible to changing envirnoments.

This is a full time position working in a mixed Y1-2 class from 8:30am until 3:30pm 5 days per week.

The school

This large primary school is looking for a committed and experienced Teaching Assistant to join their team. The Head Teacher and leadership team are dedicated to providing and outstanding level of education to the children within the school. The school is friendly and welcoming and has a positive ethos.


To be considered for the Teaching Assistant position, you will:

  • Hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in supporting teaching & learning in schools.
  • Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in an school environment.
  • Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.
  • Have experience supporting children in primary education in KS1.

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. 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. 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.
  • Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a qualified Teaching Assistant (TA) 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 Teesside Primary team on: (phone number removed)