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Teaching Assistant – Full time, Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: 61.25 - 66.34
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a Learning Support Assistant to supports pupils in a Primary School in Lakeside, Cardiff. This is a full time position where you will be required to work 8.30am-3.30pm during term time.

You will be working closely with children in Key Stage 1 classes, supporting in intervention sessions with additional reading, writing and numeracy.  

Due to the children missing out on time to learn social skills during the pandemic. This role will also include interacting with and encouraging children to play games, share and build friendships during play times. You can be creative and use the playing tools available to introduce games and physical activities.

An important part of this role is to build a positive and trusting relationship with the pupils. 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 Read, Write, Inc is essential
  • A proactive attitude
  • 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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