BIRCHGROVE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Birchgrove Road, Birchgrove, Cardiff CF14 1RR
Ref : ED50176065
Part time Teaching Assistant (temporary until 31st March 2020)
(20 hours per week 9am – 1pm)
Grade 3 (£17,007- £18,319) pro rata 39 weeks a year Term Time only
Required to start in September 2019 an enthusiastic, committed teaching assistant to work supporting pupils on a 1:1 basis initially in foundation phase. This is a temporary appointment until the end of March 2020 in the first instance. Thereafter the position is dependent on funding.
The successful candidate will have experience of relating warmly to children, together with good communication skills. Good standards of literacy and numeracy are also essential. Please note that, following training, the successful candidate will be expected to become part of the team that administer a daily insulin injection to a pupil within the school. They will also provide support to Midday supervisors at lunchtime.
Experience of working within a primary school is essential.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
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.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
Please download or print off the application form by selecting the “Apply Now” button.
Alternatively, if you are not able to download a copy, you can contact Connect-2-Cardiff (C2C) or e-mail Cardiff Works at for an application pack quoting reference: ED50176065 and the job title.
Completed applications should be returned to the Headteacher at the school’s address by the closing date.
Closing date for applications: Monday 3rd June 2019 at 3:30pm
Interviews to take place on Friday 14th June 2019
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.
Birchgrove 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.