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Team Teach Teaching Assistant

  • Location: Chester
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £8.81 - £9.40 per hour
  • Start date: Immediate
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Direction Education have a vacancy for a teaching assistant at a well respected Primary School in Chester working with a year 3 child with challenging behaviour.

This fantastic school uses a range of innovative teaching methods to help their students make the most of their educational experience. They have excellent resources and is popular with many of our staff who have gone there.

The role starts immediately and is five days a week. The position is general in-class support – you must have a calm demeanour and resilient nature.

Experience of working with children with challenging behaviour is essential. You must have training and experience using Team Teach techniques and your certificate must be from the last two years.

If you are a caring, friendly and patient individual then this could be just the kind of role you’re looking for. The ideal candidate will be an experienced SEND teaching assistant trained in Team Teach and who has worked with children with challenging behaviour. At New Directions, we value our teachers and support staff and the hard work they put in on a daily basis. This is why we always offer competitive rates of pay to ensure that their skills and experience are recognized.

This is a temporary position. If you are interested, then please contact Mark on 0151 515 0822.

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
  • Recent experience in a classroom environment
  • An excellent track record
  • Good knowledge of the national curriculum
  • 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 offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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