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Welsh Speaking Teaching Assistant, Carmarthenshire

  • Location: Carmarthenshire
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: 61.14 per day
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary
  • Posted:

Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity in a large primary school in the Carmarthen area. As a teaching assistant you will be required to work full time hours with groups of children throughout the key stage 2 (KS2) classes. The purpose of this post is to help pupils with their literacy and numeracy as well as any other areas identified by the school. You will need to be a fluent Welsh speaker with a good level of written Welsh. Full training will be provided and you will have the support of the class teachers. You will need to have experience working in a school environment, knowledge of the KS2 curriculum would be an advantage.

The start date is 12th April 2021 for the full summer term. There is onsite parking at the school and it is also accessible via public transport.

You must:

  • Be registered with the Education Workforce Council
  • Hold a DBS which is registered on the Update Service (or be prepared to have a new DBS processed)
  • Be a fluent Welsh speaker

New Directions offer competitive rates of pay, free training courses to aid your career progression and a dedicated account manager to work on your behalf.

Job Specification

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)
  • 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.

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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