Learning Support Assistant – Welsh Speaker, Swansea
Salary: 61.24 per day
Start date: As soon as possible
Job Type: Temporary
Sector: Early Years
We are currently recruiting an enthusiastic learning support assistant (LSA) on behalf of a large Welsh medium primary school in the Swansea area. We are looking for someone who can commit to a full time placement, although a job share may be considered for the right applicant. You will be working within the busy nursery and reception class so will need a pro-active approach. As this position is in a Welsh medium school the ability to communicate fluently in Welsh is essential, a good standard of written Welsh would also be beneficial. This school is very supportive and we welcome applicants with minimal experience as well as qualified and experienced LSAs. You will need to available for an immediate start and be able to commit for the full summer term.
There is a large staff car park on site and the school has good public transport links.
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.
Jobs in additional learning needs (ALN)
A large number of our jobs are in ALN and we fill many vacancies in schools with candidates who have particular experience in working with children classified as having:
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI)
Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
Profound and Moderate Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)
Severe Learning Difficulties
Physical Disabilities (PD).
As a teaching assistant 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 teachers
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
Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry