DANESCOURT PRIMARY SCHOOL
Headteacher: Mrs. Judith Davies
Post Ref Number- ED50229216
Temporary Teaching Assistant to Support a Pupil with ASD
Start date : As Soon As Possible
Grade 3 Level 3-6 (£8,858 – £9,401) 21 hours per week over 5 days
Working hours 8.50 am to 1.00 pm
Term Time Only 39 weeks
The Governors of Danescourt Primary School, are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, pro-active and committed teaching assistant to join our professional and committed team. The successful candidate will support a pupil with ASD within a Year 3 class.
The school has 475 pupils on roll including 64 part time children in our nursery. Danescourt Primary School is a successful, inclusive and happy school community with a very supportive staff team and excellent opportunities for CPD.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers will need to be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) from 1st April 2016.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
Completed applications should be returned to the Headteacher at the school’s address by the closing date.
Closing date for applications: Friday 7th February 2020 by 9:00am - shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Interviews to take place on. Wednesday 12th February 2020 (am)
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.