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Additional Learning Needs Learning Support Assistant, Torfaen, Torfaen

  • Location: Torfaen
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £61.25 - £65.00 per day
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education is currently looking for experienced Learning Support Assistant’s to work in an Additional Learning Needs school in the Torfaen Area. The work will involve both one-to-one support and group work with pupils with both primary and secondary age range. The school require staff to be flexible and be able to adapt to working with pupils with different abilities and behavioural needs.

Suitable candidates will have strong communication skills, and that are able to work using their own initiative. In addition to this, it is paramount to have an understanding of different behavioural difficulties and additional learning needs.

The school currently need day to day cover which could potentially progress into a long-term position. The hours of required to work will be Monday to Friday 8:30am-3:30pm.

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Education Ltd, Cardiff branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0133 option 1 or click on ‘Apply now.’

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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