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Additional Learning Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Conwy
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £52 - £62 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
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Job Description

Due to high demand in the Conwy Borough, New Directions Education are looking to take on additional learning needs teaching assistants to work in primary schools on a 1:1 basis with pupils who need extra support in the classroom environment.

Ideal candidates will have experience working with children with additional learning needs and have a friendly, proactive and positive approach to learning.

We are looking for reliable individuals for continuity for the pupils. The successful candidate will also need to be team players and be able to offer flexibility to the pupil’s and school’s needs.

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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