The Hollies School
Ref : ED50264342
10 Permanent Specialist Teaching Assistant Posts
Autistic Spectrum Condition
Grade 3 + SEN Allowance
(£14,087 p.a. - £14,949 p.a. + SEN Allowance)
32.5 hours per week for 39 weeks per year
To commence as soon as possible
Due to an increase of pupil numbers, the Governors of the Hollies School are seeking to appoint 10 experienced, enthusiastic, dynamic and reliable Teaching Assistants.
The Hollies School is a local authority primary special school for pupils with a statement of special educational needs. The pupils have a diagnosis of autism.
The posts are offered at 32.5 hours a week during term time. Holidays must be taken during school holiday periods.
The successful candidates will have good communication and interpersonal skills as well as a genuine commitment to the education and development of children on the Autism Spectrum.
In-house training will be offered to the successful candidates who should be enthusiastic and committed to working within a dedicated team that offers the highest possible standards of teaching and learning.
Experience of working in a primary school setting, knowledge of the Foundation Phase curriculum, the ability to work flexibly and a sense of humour is essential.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
These posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
These vacancies are 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 should be emailed/returned directly to the school by the closing date.
Closing date: Monday, 10th May, 2021
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.