New Directions are currently looking to recruit Higher Level Teaching Assistant’s in the Bridgend area.
As a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant, you will be expected to lead individual, group or whole class learning and support the class teacher. This is a fantastic and dynamic role; we are looking for adaptable and reliable candidates who are looking for a new opportunity. Working in a variety of schools enables you to build positive working relationships with local schools and showcase your skills. We help schools with both day to day supply and longer-term cover, and your dedicated account manager will actively seek placements in schools you would like to work in.
We are dedicated to supporting the education community and are proud of our relationships with our clients and candidates. The ideal candidate will be reliable, adaptable and dedicated to inspiring children to foster a love of learning.
New Directions is committed to your professional development and offer a variety of training courses which are accredited and a certified. We offer essential on-site training such as Team Teach, Personal Safety Behaviour Management, First Aid, British Sign Language and more.
The HLTA role adds further support to those teaching in a classroom environment. The post is more senior than a Teaching Assistant, and comes with added responsibilities.
A HLTA may be required to teach classes on their own at times, or cover planned absences to allow teaching staff to plan and mark.
To become a HLTA you must have experience as a teaching assistant. You will also need the support of your school and senior staff.
As an HLTA you’ll be expected to:
Typical duties of a HLTA include: