ALN Teaching Assistant,

  • Location:
  • Salary: £80 - 87 per day
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary Education
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions are seeking compassionate teaching assistants to work in our schools in and around Merthyr. We have multiple positions available ranging from day-to-day work and long-term roles.

As a teaching assistant, you will play an important role in supporting students within primary and secondary school settings. Your responsibilities will include providing support to students either in a group or 1:1 setting. You will also assist with classroom activities. It is also important that you are providing a positive learning environment for students to thrive.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting children with additional learning needs to help them achieve their full potential.
  • Helping to prepare classrooms for lessons. Making sure that learning materials and resources are available for effective teaching and learning.
  • Providing an environment where students feel motivated to learn and succeed.


  • A minimum of 3 months experience working with children or young people in an educational setting
  • Enthusiasm for the role and dedication to working with children
  • A DBS that is enhanced and on the update service, or willingness to run a DBS
  • Registration with the education workforce council
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Why join us

  • Flexible working arrangements to fit your schedule.
  • Opportunities to find the right working environment that suits you.
  • An opportunity to work with children and young people to make a positive impact on their lives.

New Directions Education Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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