/ Job ID [9886098]

Creative Arts Teaching Assistant

Posted 9 days ago

  • Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire, North West England
  • Temporary
  • PAYE and Pension
  • £350.00 to £400.00 / Per Week
  • External
  • Expires In 19 days
£350 - £400 per week
About the role
Do you have a background in Creative Arts? Are you interested in gaining experience of working with children? We are looking for people who have experience in any of the following; Drama, Dance, Art, Music or Media to take the skills and knowledge that you have and work in a setting where you use them supporting children in a school environment.
You would be working in the capacity of a Creative Arts Teaching Assistant, providing vital support to both teachers and pupils.
You will be required to work closely with pupils, building positive relationships to help them to get the most out of their time in education while at the same time utilising your knowledge of the creative arts.
As a Creative Arts Teaching Assistant you will have the opportunity to get a feel for working in schools, and for gaining valuable experience for a potential future in a role working with children.
About the school
We can offer you paid work in Special Educational Needs Schools across Preston supporting pupils with barriers to learning, additional learning needs, or social, emotional and mental health needs.
The Creative Arts Teaching Assistant role can either be full or part-time dependant on your circumstances.
There are opportunities for the role to become a permanent position after a qualifying period is worked
To be considered for the role of Creative Arts Teaching Assistant you will:
Have relevant experience of working with children, young people or vulnerable adults
Have a warm and friendly nature to be able to build positive relationships with pupils
Have a creative arts background that you can incorporate into schools
Due to the location of the schools, the role is best suited to drivers or candidates with access to a car.
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
Experience working with children and in education previously
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 Dave Travis on  or email .