Teaching Assistant, Vale of Glamorgan

  • Location: Vale of Glamorgan
  • Salary: £87 per day
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary Education
  • Posted:

Job Description

General Teaching Assistant- Vale of Glamorgan

We are seeking creative individuals to provide one to one support and general classroom cover with children in schools in the Vale of Glamorgan area . We have multiple positions available including long term work and general day to day ongoing basis. This is a brilliant opportunity to work closely with a pupil in need of additional support.

You must have experience of working in primary or secondary schools and have the ability to inspire, motivate and engage.

We are particularly keen to hear from candidates that have a Level 2 or 3 qualification in childcare, and have experience working alongside pupils with additional learning needs.

The role will require you to attend a number of meetings with the class Teacher to help plan and deliver lessons that meet the child’s individual needs. You may also be required to liaise with parents and assist to compile reports on the child’s progress.

We can offer an array of In-House training courses, and the suitability of these would be discussed with your dedicated account manager. The opportunity for further training is available and actively encouraged.

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.

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

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

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

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