A well respected client of New Direction, based in the Mountain Ash area, are currently looking to immediately recruit three experienced Teaching assistants. The role will be working on a one to one basis with various children throughout the school and this will be based in both additional learning needs and mainstream classes.
The roles will involve providing both educational and emotional support for the children and so it is essential that you have the ability to build rapport and relationships with the children. The role will involve working with children with a variety of additional learning needs, varying from Autism and Aspergers to Speech, Language and Communication.
The role will include a learning plan set out by the class teacher to ensure the child’s inclusion within the classroom setting. The ideal candidate will be committed, flexible and versatile with the confidence to work to a plan but also with their own initiative.
To be considered for these positions you will need to have experience of supporting children with additional learning needs alongside the passion and confidence to positively impact a childs educational experience. A background of working with children is advantageous, however we will consider potential candidates from backgrounds with transferable skills such as care or sports coaching. Due to the needs of the children it is essential you can commit to log term ongoing employment.
If you feel you have the skills and experience please get in touch.