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Teaching Assistants, Brecon, Powys

  • Location: Powys
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: 10.87 per hour
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
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Job Description

New Directions are receiving an increasing demand for Teaching Assistants to work in schools in the Brecon area.

You must have recent experience working in a primary or secondary school setting, have a sporting or coaching background, or alternatively care experience in the last 3 years. We also will be looking out for candidates that have prior experience supporting pupils with Additional Learning Needs, who have worked with pupils on a one-to-one basis as well as group settings.

The role will require you to work closely with the class teacher and in order to meet each child’s individual needs and be part of the performance appraisal process. 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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