New Directions are working with a school in the seaside town of Barry to provide them with a Level 3 Learning Support Assistant.
You will be supporting the learning and development of pupils within the Foundation Phase, having the responsibility of supporting the class teacher and taking small groups to complete individual programs such as Read/Write Inc, Jolly Phonics and Big Maths. Additional training in these programs would be beneficial but is not essential.
If you are of an energetic nature and have the ability to build a rapport with pupils, parents and staff and are able to demonstrate the positive values, attitudes and behaviours you expect from children, then we would love to hear from you.
Teaching, learning or classroom assistants are now vital resources for teachers and are heavily relied upon in schools.
We specialise in recruiting teaching assistants (TA) who are qualified in the following;
NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant
NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant
Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
CACHE Level 3 in Childcare & Education
BTEC National Certificate in Childhood Studies (Nursery Nursing)
We’ll also consider experienced learning support assistants (LSAs) who have previously held a job in a primary school or assisted a pupil in the role in a secondary school but do not hold any of the above qualifications.
Jobs in additional learning needs (ALN)
A large number of our jobs are in ALN and we fill many vacancies in schools with candidates who have particular experience in working with children classified as having:
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI)
Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
Profound and Moderate Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)
Severe Learning Difficulties
Physical Disabilities (PD)
As a teaching assistant you’ll be expected to:
Assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the head teacher, ALNCO and class teachers
Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes (IEP) for students and help monitor their progress
Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
Assist class teachers with maintaining student records
Support students with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills
What New Directions Education 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
Preferred supplier to 20 boroughs across the UK
Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry