Teaching Assistant – ALN, Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: £75.00 - 80.00 per day
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to support a pupil in a busy Primary School in Llanishen, Cardiff on a full-time basis. Working hours are 8.30-3.30 Monday to Friday during term time.

You will work closely with a child in foundation phase who mainly struggles with autistic tendencies. They are lively and can be boisterous at times so will need a strong and confident Teaching Assistant to manage his expectation.

An important part of this role is to build a positive and trusting relationship with the child, who could potentially have low self-esteem and behaviour needs. The successful candidate will need to have a calm demeanour and be committed, as well as encouraging.

You will have:

  • Good understanding of English language
  • Experience in working with children with behavioural needs is beneficial
  • A proactive attitude
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Capability to monitor behavioural needs and support pupils with low self-esteem

You will need:

  • A minimum of 3 months child-based experience
  • Contactable references
  • A Child and Adult DBS – or be willing to undertake one via New Directions
  • A willingness to complete mandatory training when required

New Directions Holding is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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