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Additional Learning Needs Classroom Assistant, Flintshire

  • Location: Flintshire
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: 60.00 - 70.00 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are working with a Flintshire Additional Needs School, who have a requirement for Learning Support Assistants from September 2022.

The school looks to maximise each child’s potential and support their knowledge, skills, attitude and wellbeing by providing a range of experiences and approaches that engages and inspires their learning needs.

The supply opportunities available can be on a day to day, or on a long term basis however you are able to state your preferred choice of hours.

Main responsibilities will include supporting ALN students in ALN schools, both primary and secondary. The role is heavily reliant on 1:1 support, closely monitoring behavior and working in conjunction with classroom teacher and assisting with literacy and numeracy sessions. You will also be involved in setting up equipment, preparing materials for lessons and the recording of pupils achievements and progress.

We also welcome candidates to apply who have not worked within education, but have transferrable skills from care work, coaching children, or any other similar role where you have worked with or supported children.

If you would like more information on registering for work or would like to discuss current opportunities, please get in touch with the primary team today.

Job Specification

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 Ltd 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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