New Directions Education are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant (TA) to work in a primary school in the Neath Port Talbot area. You will be required to work with groups of pupils across Key Stages, supporting within the classroom with day to day activities helping the class teacher. We have full time and part time positions available, working hours are 8:30am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday.
For this role you will need to:
Have a relevant, child related qualification OR relevant experience.
Be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC)
Hold a current DBS certificate on the update service OR be prepared to apply for a new certificate.
New Directions are the supplier of choice for schools and are able to offer competitive rates of pay and ongoing professional development opportunities.
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
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 Holding is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.