Springwood Primary School
Head Teacher: Mrs Pat Hoffer
Senior Teaching Assistant
£24,799 - £28,785
Grade 6, Points 19-25 (pro rata) + SEN point
39 Weeks Term Time only
Required for September 2020
Springwood Primary School is a happy, friendly, forward looking school where only the best is good enough. We have high expectations and develop a broad range of talents and skills. We provide a warm, welcoming, nurturing environment where all pupils are supported and challenged to ‘Achieve, Succeed and Be Happy’. We are very reflective and continually improving and aiming for excellence.
The LA and Governing body wish to appoint a pro-active, enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work within our thriving Autistic Resource Base and contribute to the ethos and values of our successful school.
We are looking for someone with commitment, energy and compassion to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience of working with children on the autistic spectrum, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to establish excellent working relationships with children, parents, colleagues and outside agencies. Good standards of literacy and numeracy are also essential.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. Candidates must register with the Education Workforce Council. 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 must be returned direct to the school for the attention of Mrs Pat Hoffer by the closing date. Application forms will be accepted by email, they can be emailed
Application closing date is Friday 5th June, 2020 12.00 Noon.
Interview process will be conducted through social media.
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.