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Learning Support Assistant – Special Resource Base, Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: 61.25 - 66.34 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Learning Support Assistants to supports disabled pupils with learning disabilities in a Specialist Resource Base in a Primary school near Fairwater. Full and part time hours are available, working between 8.30am-3.30pm Monday to Friday during term time.

The Special Resource Base (SRB) programme is a commissioned service funded by the local authority and delivered to children with a high level of special educational needs who are taught in mainstream schools

You will be supporting children who are on the autism spectrum, providing a care and support in a classroom setting. The successful candidate will need to implement creative learning techniques to engage with pupils, who use different strategies to learn which focuses on communicating and interacting and relating to others.

An important part of this role is to build a positive and trusting relationship with the pupils, you will need to have a calm demeanour and be committed, as well as encouraging.

You will have:

  • Good understanding of Additional Learning Needs
  • A proactive attitude
  • Capability to monitor the children’s needs and requirements
  • A calm demeanour and encouraging nature
  • Commitment

You will need:

  • A minimum of 3 months child-based experience
  • Contactable references
  • A Child and Adult DBS – or be willing to undertake one via New Directions
  • A willingness to complete mandatory training when required

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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