My client, a well-respected primary school in the Pontllanfraith area is currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant for a long-term role. The role will be 22.5 hrs per week working 4.5 hours per day Monday – Friday. The successful candidate will be working one to one with a 3 male pupil diagnosed with Physical and medical difficulties with a secondary diagnosis of speech, language and communication issues. The role will involve working with the class teacher to provide an interactive and nurturing learning environment alongside providing academic and emotional support for the pupil. My client is looking for a candidate who is committed, career driven, flexible and versatile with the confidence to work to a plan but also with their own initiative. Due to the nature of this role and the needs of the pupil you will need to be comfortable providing personal care and it is essential you can commit to this role until at least July 2022.
To be considered for this position you will need to have a background working with children or display transferable skills from previous roles, this will be required alongside the passion and confidence to positively impact children’s educational experience. Previous employment working with children with additional learning needs is essential for this role. Also, any experience of working with physical and medical difficulties would be looked upon favourably, especially if you have a manual handling qualification.
If you feel you have the skills and criteria for any of these roles please don’t hesitate to get in touch.