Teaching Assistant, Year 4, Cheshire West and Chester

  • Location: Cheshire West and Chester
  • Salary: £Competitive rates per week
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

A primary school based in Ellesmere Port have approached New Directions to help them in finding a Teaching Assistant to support a student in their Year 4 class on a 1:1 basis. For this role SEN experience (special education needs) is essential. This role has an immediate start and is to support the student 5 days a week, until Summer 2024.

Duties for this role include:

  • Building a strong relationship with the student and class teacher
  • Adapting work in a way which allows the student to achieve success
  • Encouraging the student’s learning and development within the classroom
  • Ensuring the student feels safe and content within the classroom
  • Being enthusiastic and approachable

This school has excellent set values, which promote independence, respect and self-accountability. Staff pride themselves on their promotion of inclusivity to all students. Allowing each and every student to enjoy their learning and achieve success.

Teaching 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)
  • 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)

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

Benefits of working with New Directions:

  • 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

New Directions Education Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

New Directions Education Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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