Additional Learning Needs (ALN)

A large number of our jobs are within the ALN sector. We fill many vacancies in schools with candidates who have the right experience and qualifications.

To work in an Additional Learning Needs (ALN) role you will need:

  • Ideally experience working in an ALN environment or from a care background
  • An excellent track record
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work short-term and long-term.

We are always looking for candidates who have particular experience in working with children classified as having:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Profound and Moderate Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
  • Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)
  • Severe Learning Difficulties
  • Physical Disabilities (PD).

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

Latest Additional Learning Needs (ALN) vacancies

Learning Support Assistant, Powys


£61.25 - £65 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Additional Learning Needs Learning Support Assistant, Torfaen


£61.25 - £65.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Secondary Learning Support Assistant, One to One Work, Secondary School, Blackwood


£10.19 per hour

Duration: Long term placement

Learning Support Assistant

South Wales

£63.50 - £70.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

1-2-1 Teaching Assistant – Team Teach


61 - 65 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Learning Support Assistant, Caerphilly


£10.19 per hour

Duration: Long term placement

Learning Support Assistant, Canton, Cardiff


61.25 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Learning Support Assistant, Newport



Duration: Ongoing

Horticulture Teacher


£138.56 - £150.00 per day

Duration: Long term placement

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