HERBERT THOMPSON PRIMARY SCHOOL
Headteacher: Mrs S Marsh
TEMPORARY UNTIL August 2022 (in the first instance)
Grade 4 Teaching Assistant - Foundation Phase
Required 1st September 2021
Post No: ED32012765
Grade 4: Salary Points
32.5 hours per week, Term Time
£19,698 - £21,748 (pro rata)
The Governing Body seeks to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant with relevant qualifications to work with groups of learners in Year 2. We are looking for a committed individual to work as part of an excellent team of Learning Support Assistants.
An ability to contribute to the warm, caring ethos of the school is essential. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent skills when working with individual children with different needs. The role involves mainly working outdoors, so a passion for outdoor learning is essential. If you are an enthusiastic and hardworking team player then you will fit in well in our happy, forward thinking school.
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.
Applications should be sent to the recruitment manager, Mrs Kathryn Hughes at the school.
Supporting information should be in Font Arial 12 and take up no more than 2 sides of A4.
Closing Date Shortlisting Candidate Notified Interview
Friday 2nd July at 9am Friday 2nd July Monday 5th July Wednesday 7th July
These posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Checks.
Full Time vacancies are suitable for post share.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
Internal candidates who wish to apply for these positions 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.
Due to the current COVID -19 circumstances the interview process for this role might be held on a virtual basis using an appropriate online platform. If you have any concerns around your ability to participate in a virtual interview process please contact the Headteacher, for a discussion.
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.