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Foundation Phase Teaching Assistant, Carmarthenshire

  • Location: Carmarthenshire
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £56 - £65 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are currently looking to recruit LSA’S for supply work in the Carmarthen and surrounding areas. We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic teaching assistant with a flexible attitude to support the inclusion of students with a range of behavioural and learning needs. Experience of working in literacy, numeracy and social intervention programmes would be advantageous. The successful candidate will:

Have a knowledge of how to support children’s learning, especially in phonics, reading, Mathematics and language skills.

Have previous experience of working in a primary school classroom.

Have good verbal and written communication skills.

Be enthusiastic and positive.

Have the ability to support children both emotionally and behaviourally.

Have the ability to support children’s speaking and listening skills.

Have a willingness to develop new skills.

Have the ability to work well in a team.

Have the ability to develop positive relationships with colleagues, parents and children.

Job Specification

An EYFS Teacher works in day nurseries and also nursery or reception classes in infant or primary schools.

The development areas typically covered by EYFS teachers include:

  • Personal, social and emotional development
  • Literacy
  • Communication and language
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world
  • Physical development
  • Expressive arts and design.

As an EYFS teacher you’ll be expected to:

  • Teach all areas of the Early Years Statutory Framework
  • Organise the classroom and learning resources to create a safe and positive teaching environment
  • Plan and prepare activities that cater for the needs of the whole ability range within their class
  • Motivate pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation;
  • Maintain discipline
  • Meet requirements for the assessment and recording of pupils’ development
  • Coordinate activities and resources within a specific area of the curriculum, and supporting colleagues in the delivery of this specialist area
  • Stay up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum
  • Take part in school events and activities which may take place at weekends or in the evening
  • Liaise with colleagues and working flexibly, particularly in smaller schools and day-nurseries.

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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