St Alban’s Catholic Primary School
Headteacher: Mrs Rachel Woodward
Age Range: 4 - 11
1:1 Teaching Assistant (Key Stage 2)
Post Ref No: ED50244596
Grade 3 Spinal Points 3 - 6 (£18,562 - £19,698 PRO RATA)
30 hours a week / 39 weeks per year
Temporary until 31/03/2021 with possible extension to 31/08/2021 (Maternity cover)
The Governing Body would like to appoint 1 Teaching Assistant to work flexibly in the Key Stage 2. This will give the successful candidate a wealth of opportunities to work both 1:1 with children with additional needs and also work as a general LSA.
The successful candidate will enjoy working with a highly dedicated and skilled team of staff in a happy vibrant school.
Applications are invited from candidates who enjoy working with children and have the energy and enthusiasm to support pupils to achieve.
The successful candidate will be able to:
• Establish excellent relationships with pupils and parents;
• Show initiative and work flexibly
• Support a child with their learning and/or physical needs;
• Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils;
• Work productively and collaboratively with all staff;
• Apply good literacy and numeracy skills;
• Demonstrate an interest in child development;
• Contribute to the positive ethos and aims of our school.
This post has a requirement for registration with the Education Workforce Council.
The post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.
Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body.
Please download or print off the application form by selecting the “Apply Now” button.
Due to our current interim working arrangements, we are unable to provide recruitment packs through the post.
Completed applications should be returned via e-mail to the Headteacher, Rachel Woodward by the closing date.
Closing date: Friday 30th October 2020 (11:59pm)
Interview date: Tuesday 3rd November 2020
Due to the current COVID -19 circumstances the interview process for this role maybe held on a virtual basis using an appropriate online platform. If you have any concerns around your ability to participate in a virtual interview process please contact the school for a discussion.
As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity. Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented individuals including those:
• aged under 25;
• not in employment, education or training;
• from our local communities including in particular disabled individuals, carers and those from the Cardiff BAME and LGBT+ communities;
• ability to communicate fluently in Welsh.
St Alban's Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.