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Teaching Assistant ALN, Neath Port Talbot

  • Location: Neath Port Talbot
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: 62 - 65 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
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Job Description

New Directions are currently looking to recruit an LSA for a Key Stage 2 class in friendly and supportive school in Neath. We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic teaching assistant with a flexible attitude to support the inclusion of students with a range of behavioural and learning needs. Experience of working in literacy, numeracy and social intervention programmes would be advantageous. The successful candidate will:

Have experience of working with children with Additional needs including behavioural issues.

Have a knowledge of how to support children’s learning, especially in phonics, reading, Mathematics and language skills.

Have previous experience of working in a primary school classroom.

Have good verbal and written communication skills.

Be enthusiastic and positive.

Have the ability to support children both emotionally and behaviourally.

Have the ability to support children’s speaking and listening skills.

Have a willingness to develop new skills.

Have the ability to work well in a team.

Have the ability to develop positive relationships with colleagues, parents and children.

New Directions enjoys a great relationship with schools all over Neath Port Talbot and the surrounding areas, the schools we are currently working with are well respected and resourced schools with a long standing reputation for high standards of developing students. New Directions also offer free training courses that enable you to enhance your own development and career opportunities. We will also supply you with a personal account manager that will work tirelessly on your behalf to constantly provide work placements.

Job Specification

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

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