Start date: 1st September 2022 (pending pre-employment and safeguarding checks)
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: 39 weeks of the year, 32.5 hours a week, Monday – Friday
Pay Scale: NJC Grade 5 SCP 7 – 11
Annual Salary (pro-rata, for 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year)
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 5th June 2022
Interview Date: To be confirmed.
Fochriw Primary School is seeking to appoint a Level 3 Teaching Assistant to support learning in their school. Fochriw Primary is a warm, friendly school where the teaching assistants work extremely hard as highly valued members of a strong school team. A calm, approachable and positive manner is essential along with excellent communication skills. The successful candidate will show a commitment to helping every child reach their full potential. The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge of how to support pupils with Additional Learning Needs, combined with an understanding and prior experience of the Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2 curriculum and practice.
To receive an application form please call Fochriw Primary School on 01 68 5 84 12 36 or apply directly via eteach. Please note that the school telephone will not be manned during half term (28th May – 5th June).
Completed application forms should be returned via eteach or emailed to Fochriw Primary School FAO: Mrs Sharon Pascoe, Headteacher, the email address will be provided when calling for an application form.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014 all Learning Support staff in schools, (which includes the post referred to herein), must be registered with the Education Workforce Council for Wales (EWC) from 1 April 2016.
Your employment will be subject to satisfactory documentary evidence of registration, and continuing registration, as a Learning Support Assistant with the EWC.
Information on how to register with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) can be found by telephoning, 02 92 0 46 00 99. It is your responsibility to ensure you register and continue to register as part of your terms and conditions of employment.
We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.
Fochriw 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.