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Flying Starts LSA, Swansea

  • Location: Swansea
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £56.34 per day
  • Start date: 05/04/2020
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Early Years
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are currently seeking a highly motivated, skilled and enthusiastic Nursery Practitioner who has experience in a nursery and/or working in a Flying Start provisions.

We fill many vacancies in schools in and around the Carmarthenshire area with candidates who have experience in working with pre-school children.

Our ideal candidates must possess one the following qualifications.

  • QCF Level 3 Diploma in Children’s Care, Learning and Development
  • CACHE Level 3
  • Diploma in Child Care & Education
  • EDEXCEL  BTEC Level 3 National Certificate/Diploma  Children’s Care and Learning Development – CCLD
  • Level 3 Award in Early Years and Child Care for play workers.
  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Care & Education.
  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Playgroup Practice in Wales.

We will also accept Candidates that have a Childcare Qualification Level 4 and above.

You will be:

  • Someone who is kind and caring and able to offer our children and families loving relationships.
  • Someone who can be creative and innovative in their practice.

These positions are to cover day-to-day supply and longer term ongoing sickness.

Job Specification

Teaching, Learning or Classroom Assistants are now vital resources for teachers and are heavily relied upon in schools.

We specialise in recruiting Teaching Assistants (TA) who are qualified in the following;

  • NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant
  • NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
  • CACHE Level 3 in Childcare & Education
  • BTEC National Certificate in Childhood Studies (Nursery Nursing).

We’ll also consider experienced Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) who have previously held a job in a primary school or assisted a pupil in the role in a secondary school but do not hold any of the above qualifications.

Jobs in additional learning needs (ALN)

A large number of our jobs are in ALN and we fill many vacancies in schools with 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).

As a teaching assistant you’ll be expected to:

  • Assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the head teacher, ALNCO and class teachers
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes (IEP) for students and help monitor their progress
  • Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
  • Assist class teachers with maintaining student records
  • Support students with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills.

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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