Job Vacancies

Teaching Assistant Roles, Merthyr, Merthyr Tydfil

  • Location: Merthyr Tydfil
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £10.87 per hour
  • Start date: 04/08/2022
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions have multiple job vacancies in primary schools in the Merthyr area.  

We are seeking creative individuals to provide one to one support as well as general support for the class teacher with children who need a bit of help to be kept on track. We have a variety of roles available from long term, to day to day supply. This is a brilliant opportunity to work in sought after schools in the Merthyr area.  

You must have experience of working in primary or secondary schools and have the ability to inspire, motivate and engage.

We are particularly keen to hear from candidates that have a Level 2 or 3 qualification in childcare, and have experience working alongside children. Or alternatively you must have at least 3 months experience of either voluntary or paid employment working with children.

The role will require you to attend a number of meetings with the class Teacher to help plan and deliver lessons that meet the child’s individual needs.

We can offer an array of In-House training courses, and the suitability of these would be discussed with your dedicated account manager. The opportunity for further training is available and actively encouraged. 

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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