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Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel have been approached by a primary school in the Newport area for a Learning Support Assistant. This Learning Support Assistant position is required to start mid November; however, there is the possibility of an earlier start and an extension for the right candidate.

To be successful, you will need to:

  • have a good standard of literacy, numeracy and ICT skills;
  • build up positive relationships with pupils;
  • develop good relationships with the people they work with;
  • understand how children develop, think and learn;
  • be able to manage groups of children.

The school are ideally seeking a Learning Support Assistant with experience of working with children in Key Stage 2 with specific learning difficulties (SpLD). You will be expected to support the Key Stage 2 teacher by planning, preparing and delivering intervention sessions within a classroom setting and then work independently to deliver the planned learning experiences for the children. You will adapt sessions to suit the different learning styles and take into account of the childrens' progress.

In order to be suitable for this role you will need;

  • To have previous experience working with children
  • Child Workforce DBS on the update service
  • Registered with the Education Workforce Council
  • 2x Successful References
  • Level 3 trained

If you possess the experience required and are interested in working in a mainstream school assisting SpLD pupils, then please send an updated CV or contact Lisa at the South Wales Primary branch on 02920 660270.

I look forward to hearing from you!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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