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Leaning Support Assistant, Torfaen

  • Location: Torfaen
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £70.65
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions are currently recruiting Learning Support Assistants for Primary Schools in the Torfaen area. We are able to offer work to suit your schedule whether it be full time/part time. You will need to be caring and passionate about working with children. The right candidate will be reliable with good communication skills. We are looking for candidates who are able to assist children/teachers in achieving their daily tasks/ long term goals. Ideally we are looking for candidates that have experience working with children, however we do consider candidates with transferrable skills, eg. Sports coaches, social care workers, nursing etc.

Attributes required:

  • Good time management
  • Passionate & caring
  • Capable of using different learning techniques to engage pupils
  • Personable & approachable
  • Team player
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexible
  • Use own initiative

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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