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Learning Support Assistant

  • Location: Swansea
  • Duration: ONGOING
  • Salary: Competitive Pay Rates - Competitive Pay Rates per day
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are currently recruiting Learning Support Assistants for Schools in Swansea, which focus on the teaching and learning of young people in Additional Learning Needs Schools.

We fill many vacancies in schools in the Swansea area with candidates who have particular experience in working with children who require extra support in mainstream classes as well as Special Teaching Facilities.

Our ideal candidates would possess the qualifications and skills below or proven ability within this environment:

  • Level 3 qualification specific to supporting children and young people.
  • Be able to help monitor the pupils progress in daily tasks.
  • 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.
  • Manual Handling.
  • Team Teach
  • First Aid
  • Food Hygiene

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

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
  • Recent experience in a classroom environment
  • An excellent track record
  • Good knowledge of the national curriculum
  • 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 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
  • Preferred supplier to 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Education Ltd, Swansea branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on 01792 620180 or click Apply Now to enquire about this job vacancy.

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