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Additional Learning Needs School (3-19) Teaching Assistant Vacancy

  • Location: Vale of Glamorgan
  • Duration: Maternity cover
  • Salary: £57 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
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Job Description

New directions are working with a fantastic Additional Learning Needs ALN school based in The Vale of Glamorgan who are looking for a passionate and experienced Teaching Assistant to aid the academic development of pupils on a rolling 1:1 basis.

Job Specification

The role is to support and educate young people aged 3-19 with complex needs to ensure they are reaching their maximum potential. The school places a precedence on ensuring a positive and supportive learning environment is in place, and the successful candidate will show a passion for enforcing this. Within the role you will be required to:

  • Familiarize yourself with Individualized Education Plans (IEP’s) and work alongside the class teacher to ensure desired outcomes.
  • Become a support for a pupil in every way to ensure a comfortable school environment.
  • Provide support for learning activities.
  • Promote independent learning.
  • Perform regulated activities eg. medication, changing, feeding, where required with those aged 3-19.

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
  • Recent experience in a classroom environment
  • An excellent track record
  • Good knowledge of the national curriculum
  • 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

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