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Teaching Assistant – Bridgend, Bridgend

  • Location: Bridgend
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £61.25 - £65.00 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions are receiving a high demand of requests for teaching assistants in the Bridgend area.

We are receiving an influx of requests for a mixture of roles in both mainstream and additional learning needs schools, in both primary and secondary sectors. This could include working with pupils with emotional and behavioral needs as well as physical/medical needs.

If you have a flexible approach to work and you are up for any challenge, this job is for you! It would be ideal if you are available to work Monday – Friday between the hours or 8.30am to 3.30pm as our schools require you to work these hours.

If you are interested or would like a chat, please contact Izzy on 02920390133, opt 1 or email

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 or from a care background
  • An excellent track record
  • 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 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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