Meadowbank Special School
Head Teacher: Claire Hardy
Teaching Assistant / Post Number: ED50266515
Grade 4 (SCP 6 - 11) £19,698 - £21,748
Full time equivalent will be pro rata
35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time including INSET days)
Required for September 2021
The Governing Body of Meadowbank Special School seek to appoint a highly motivated Grade 4 teaching assistant to work within our vibrant primary setting.
Meadowbank is a Special School that supports statemented pupils with a range of complex learning needs and speech and language difficulties. Over the past 3 years the school has grown significantly under new leadership and an expanded admission criteria. The school is a supportive and dynamic place to work with a nurturing ethos in place for both pupils and staff.
Successful applicants must be able to work in a team, have a sense of humour and show initiative.
In return, the school can offer:
• children who are a delight to work with and who make the most of every opportunity;
• a team of professionals who are mutually supportive and who always go the extra mile for the pupils, each other and the school;
• an enthusiastic and supportive Governing Body who strive for excellence.
Please refer to Job Description and personal specification attached.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
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 application forms should be returned direct to the school by the closing date.
Completed application forms to be returned direct to the school
(via email by the closing date.
Closing date: Thursday 22nd April 2021 at 12pm
Shortlisting: Friday 23rd April 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 5th / Thursday 6th May 2021
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 Claire Hardy for a discussion.
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.
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