Level 2 Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1222203752-2
  • Date Posted: 31 January 2024
  • Recruiter: New Directions
  • Location: Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary: £75.00 to £100 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary
  • Sector: Head / Deputy Head Teacher, HR / Recruitment, Nursery / Early Years, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Exciting opportunities for a Level 2 Teaching Assistant based in a lovely Primary School just off the A41 around Cheshire West and Chester.

Are you passionate about education and committed to making a positive impact in the lives of students? New Directions are a leading recruitment company in search of a dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our amazing pool of candidates.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in supporting teachers and creating an engaging learning environment for students. Your responsibilities will include assisting with classroom activities and providing one-on-one support to students.

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 cover 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 Holding is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.