Learning Support Assistant, Year 5, Cheshire West and Chester

  • Location: Cheshire West and Chester
  • Salary: £Competitive rates per day
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary Education
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions have been approached to help recruit for a fabulous opportunity for a Part-Time Learning Support Assistant (LSA) at a primary school in Ellesmere Port. We are seeking a compassionate individual to join this great team supporting a Year 5 pupil on a 1:1 basis in the mornings from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Adapting lessons to aid the student with their learning
  • Working closely with class teachers across the school
  • Report feedback on the student’s learning
  • Ensuring the safety and well-being of the student
  • Other ad hoc duties when required

Experience with ADHD would be beneficial for this role. If you are passionate about making a positive impact on a child’s educational journey and creating a supportive learning environment, we want to hear from you.

Join this school in helping students thrive and succeed.

Teaching 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)
  • 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)

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

Benefits of working with New Directions:

  • 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

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

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