Meadowbank Special School
Head Teacher: Claire Hardy
Senior Teaching Assistants Permanent
Post Number: ED50012595
Grade 5 (SCP 11 - 19) £21,748 - £25,481 pro rata 39 weeks
35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time including INSET days)
Required for an early December 2021 start.
The Governing Body of Meadowbank Special School seek to appoint a highly motivated senior teaching assistant to work within our vibrant primary setting.
Meadowbank is a very small special school that supports statemented pupils with a range of complex learning needs and speech and language difficulties. Experience of working with pupils who have special educational needs is desirable.
Successful applicants must be able to work in a team 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.
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.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
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 HR People Services or e-mail for an application pack quoting reference: ED50012595a nd the job title.
Application forms should be completed in full and returned to the school by the closing date.
Completed application forms to be returned direct to the school by the closing date.
Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 2nd November 2021 12pm
Shortlisting: Wednesday 3rd November 2021 (am)
Interviews: Monday 8th November 2021 (specific times tbc)
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.