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Learning Support Assistant, Newport

  • Location: Newport
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £61.25
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education is currently recruiting LSA’s for schools around the Newport area. Whether you are looking for part-time work or a full-time position, we are able to assist you with work that will fit your schedule. Ideally, you will have experience working with children in a classroom setting. We do however consider candidates with transferrable skills, eg. Sports Coach, Dance Teacher, Social Care workers etc.

Skills/Attributes:

  • Patience
  • Compassion
  • Approachable
  • Able to work 1:1/ small groups of children
  • Enthusiastic
  • Use different learning techniques to engage pupils
  • Strive to assist pupils achieve their maximum potential
  • Good communication skills

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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