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Additional Learning Needs Learning Support Assistant, Newport

  • Location: Newport
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £65.35 - £70 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education is currently recruiting for Learning Support Assistants to work with children with varied additional learning needs (ALN) in the Cardiff area. We are looking for candidates with an ALN background either in schools or have experience and skills that are transferable to a school setting.

The cover will include supporting children with some of the following additional learning needs:

  • Emotional and Behavioural difficulties
  • Moderate Learning difficulties 
  • Severe Learning difficulties
  • Profound and Multiple Learning difficulties  
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder 
  • Dyslexia and/or Dyspraxia  
  • Hearing/Visual impairments
  • Speech and language delay

We are looking for candidates who are available for ad hoc day-to-day cover and long-term placements meaning we can offer both flexibility or more security to suit individual requirements.

If you are interested in the above please call New Directions on 02920 390133 to discuss further.

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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