WESTERN LEARNING FEDERATION
Executive Headteacher: Mr W Murphy
Head of School for Woodlands – Mrs Siân Thomas
SENIOR TEACHING ASSISTANT (BEHAVIOUR ANALYST)
Post Ref No: ED50277122
Grade 5, Scale points 11 - 19
£22,129 to £25,927 (+ SEN Allowance £507) pro-rata of FTE
39 weeks (32.5 hours) term time only
Required from the 5th September 2021 or ASAP
The three special schools have recently federated and are now beginning their exciting new journey. The position will be primarily based at Woodlands School (Special School). However, the newly appointed member of staff would be employed by the federation.
Woodlands High School is seeking to appoint a self-motivated, self-disciplined colleague who is driven to do the best they can. In return our school is a positive and energetic place that feels good about itself. Our pupils are taught in an encouraging atmosphere surrounded by the aspirations and opportunities that allows them to develop as highly competent, resilient and determined young people.
We are looking for a Senior Teaching Assistant to work under the guidance of senior staff and within an agreed system of supervision and to be an active part of the school’s educational positive behaviour support (PBS) team. To lead, support and implement agreed work programmes with individuals/groups, in or out of the classroom in order to improve quality of life. This role also requires supervision of classes occasionally during the short-term absence of teachers, deliver training to staff or delegate tasks in order to ensure functional assessments are completed. They will also be expected to attend PBS meetings, annual reviews, IDP meetings, teach adapted skills, class meetings and provide insights into ways in improving pupil’s quality of life.
This is a role for visionary practitioners who are excited about the future of education in Wales and the development of our new school build with a state-of-the-art setting.
If you are excited about the possibilities and share our vision for an excellent school then we very much welcome an application to join us.
This post has a requirement for registration with the Education Workforce Council.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
Please access the application form by clicking the “Apply Now” button.
Completed application forms to be returned directly to the Executive Headteacher PA, Miss Pam Cotter by the closing date.
Closing Date: 6th June at 12pm
Shortlisting Date: 8th June
Interview date: 15th June 2022
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.
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.
Woodlands High 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.