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Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Wirral
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £55.00 - £60.00 per day
  • Start date: 01/09/2019
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
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Job Description

New Directions are currently recruiting for a Special Needs Teaching Assistant to join a school in Birkenhead starting in October for three days a week. The role entails working on a 1:1 basis with pupils who have complex learning difficulties.

The school wishes to appoint someone who is caring, sensitive and patient Teaching Assistant who has an abundance of experience working on a 1:1 basis with a child with Special Education Needs. You will be working closely with the class teacher and SENDco as well as liaise with the parents and other professionals.

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
  • Recent experience in a classroom environment
  • An excellent track record
  • Good knowledge of the national curriculum
  • 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 offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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