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ALN Teaching Assistant, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

  • Location: Carmarthenshire
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £61.44 - Negotiable per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are currently recruiting on behalf of a well respected primary school in the Llanelli area for a Teaching Assistant to work within the schools Additional Learning Needs class on a long term basis..

The role will be working within a small class with a headcount of under ten pupils with varying needs ranging from autism and social difficulties to aspects of speech, language and communication. The role will include a learning plan set out by the class teacher to ensure each child’s learning experience is maximised. Due to the nature of the setting the ability to work with your own initiative is crucial.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, approachable, committed, and versatile who can provide timely resolutions and is able to contribute to providing a calming and nurturing atmosphere for the class.

To be considered for this position you will need to have experience of working with children alongside the passion and confidence to positively impact a child’s educational experience. A background of working with additional learning needs is advantageous, due to the needs of the children and the role being a maternity cover it is essential you can commit to this role for at least the next six months.

If you feel you have the skills and experience please get in touch.

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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