Ty Gwyn School
Western Learning Federation
Cardiff CF5 5AQ
Head of School: Mrs Diane Stones
Post Ref: ED50012677
Senior Teaching Assistant (Permanent)
Grade 5, Scale points 11 - 19
£21,166 to £24,799 (+ SEN Allowance £457) pro-rata
39 weeks a year term time only
Required from 6th January 2020
The three special schools have recently federated and have started their exciting new journey. The positions will be based in Ty Gwyn School; however, newly appointed members of staff will be employed by the federation.
We require a Senior Teaching Assistant to join this vibrant special school at an exciting time in its development.
Many pupils have profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and a significant number are on the autistic spectrum and may also exhibit severe challenging behaviour.
Experience of working with pupils who have special educational needs is essential. Successful applicants must be able to work in a team and show initiative. Please refer to Job Description and personal specification attached.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service 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 for an application pack quoting reference: ED50012677 and the job title.
Completed application forms should be emailed to the Admin Manager by 12pm on Friday 22nd November 2019, or by emailing
Application forms may also be posted direct to: Chris Street, Admin Manager, Ty Gwyn School, Vincent Road, Ely, Cardiff. CF5 5AQ.
Closing date: Friday 22nd November 2019 – 12pm
Shortlisting: Monday 25th November 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 11th December 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.
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.