Trainee Teaching Assistant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1317042778-2
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Vision for Education - Teesside Secondary
  • Location: Studley Roger, Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Contract

About this Apprenticeship

Trainee Teaching Assistant
All Secondary levels
£13.03 per hour

We're on the lookout for enthusiastic, committed and passionate people, who want to start a career in education, to join our new National Teaching Assistant Programme.

With plenty of amazing opportunities for Teaching Assistants (TAs), now is a great time to join the sector. That s why we're playing our part by developing a new talented cohort of TAs with the skills and guidance to work with us.

The role

The role of a Teaching Assistant is vital in the day-to-day running of schools. The best Teaching Assistants have excellent communication skills and are able to build positive relationships with pupils and staff, quickly and effectively.

Depending on the role and the school, you will be working with the class teacher to manage behaviour, support with interventions, and provide additional support to children with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities).

You will assist the class teacher with recording and reporting on pupil progress and behaviour, and help ensure that children are making good progress in the classroom.

The school

Working alongside our client schools, we will provide the successful Trainee Teaching Assistant with high quality training and paid on the job experience.


To be considered for the Trainee Teaching Assistant role, you must have:

- Must be willing to undergo an enhanced DBS and safeguarding process

- Must understand the important of safeguarding children and young adults

- Must be committed to completing training courses provided by Vision for Education as part of the programme

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.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Free dedicated online training sessions in areas such as safeguarding, child protection, behaviour management and working in SEND (special education needs and disabilities).
  • A paid placement working in a school setting of your choice (depending on availability).
  • A reference from your placement school enabling you to work in schools as a TA.
  • Support from education recruitment experts in finding you work once your placement is complete - you will join our supply pool where you can gather even more school experience, with the potential to finding a long-term or permanent role.
  • 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.

How to apply

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact the Middlesbrough office on (phone number removed) or at (url removed)