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1-2-1 Learning Support Assistant – Whitchurch, Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: 60.00 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Learning Support Assistant to support a pupil with autism in a Primary School in Whitchurch, Cardiff.

You will be supporting the child on a one-to-one basis within both classroom and playground settings. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong learning techniques to engage the pupil, who can be loud and disruptive at times and will need support with literacy and numeracy.

An important part of this role is to foster a positive and trusting relationship with the pupil.

You will have:

  • The ability to build trusting and positive relationship with pupils
  • Autism experience
  • Capability to monitor behavioural needs and support pupils with low self-esteem
  • A calm demeanour and encouraging nature
  • Commitment

You will need:

  • A minimum of 3 months paid or 12 months voluntary child-based experience
  • Contactable references
  • A Child and Adult DBS – or be willing to undertake one via New Directions
  • A willingness to complete mandatory training when required

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

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