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Teaching Assistant – Foundation Phase, Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: 61.25 - 66.34 per day
  • Start date: 07/01/2022
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to supports pupils in a popular Primary School in Cathays.

You will be supporting across foundation phase classes and assisting with additional reading, writing and numeracy.  This is a busy school with lots of going on, therefore the successful candidate will need be enthusiastic and show initiative.

An important part of this role is to build a positive and trusting relationship with the pupils, 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
  • A proactive attitude
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Capability to monitor behavioural needs and support pupils with low self-esteem
  • A calm demeanour and encouraging nature
  • Commitment

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

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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