Required as soon as possible (pending safeguarding and recruitment checks)
The Governing Body of Tynewydd Primary School are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant (Grade 4) to work within the school.
The school is a happy community school, we have a passion for high standards and want all our children to achieve their potential and be inspired to go beyond. Our teaching assistants are central to the running of the school. A calm and approachable manner is essential along with effective communication skills, vision and energy.
We are seeking a candidate with experience of working in a primary school who is committed and passionate about learning and teaching combined with an understanding of the Foundation Phase / KS2 principles and how to move learning forward for young children. They need to show initiative is creative and resourceful.
We can offer:
• A position within our school, which has a clear vision for its future and strategic plans for continued improvement and success;
• A friendly and professional environment to work in;
• Children who are keen and enthusiastic;
• There are challenges but also great rewards;
• The opportunity to work with a very strong, professional and supportive school team.
Shortlisting: Friday 23rd October 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 3rd November 2020
We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
“Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014 all Learning Support staff in schools, (which includes the post referred to herein), must be registered with the Education Workforce Council for Wales (EWC) from 1 April 2016.
Your employment will be subject to satisfactory documentary evidence of registration, and continuing registration, as a Learning Support Assistant with the EWC.
Information on how to register with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) can be found on their website or by telephoning, 0 29 20 46 00 99. It is your responsibility to ensure you register and continue to register as part of your terms and conditions of employment.”
Tynewydd Primary 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.