Learning Support Assistant CB,

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  • Salary: £80 per day
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
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Job Description

New Directions Education are looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work in a school in the Swansea area supporting pupils with challenging behaviour.

Working hours are 8:30am – 3:30pm Monday – Friday.

This role involves working with students with a range of disabilities and mixed level learning abilities, supporting their learning and development.

For this role you will need to:

  • Have relevant experience working with children or a background of working in care/social work.
  • Be registered with the EWC in the correct category.
  • Hold an enhanced Child only DBS certificate that is registered on the update service, or be happy to complete a new one through NDE.

Experience working with the following special educational needs is desirable but not essential:

  • 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).

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.

As a ALN LSA 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 teacher.
  • 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 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

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

New Directions Education Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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