GLADSTONE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Head Teacher: Mrs P Shipton-Jones
TEMPORARY TEACHING ASSISTANT x 2
POST REF: ED50274407
GRADE 04 SCP 6 – 11
£19,698 - £21,748 Pro Rota of FTE
To commence as soon as possible until 31st March 2022
with a view to extending until 31st August 2022
32.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks) Temporary
These positions are offered on a fixed term/temporary basis, in the first instance, until 31st August 2022.
The Governors of Gladstone Primary School wish to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to work in Progression Step 1 (either the Nursery and Reception class) to support pupils with Additional Learning Needs. Experience of supporting pupils on the autistic spectrum or with global delay is desirable.
We are looking to recruit a kind, calm and compassionate teaching assistant.
We would like them to be:
• Patient and caring
• Hardworking and keen to be part of a team
• Professional at all times
We can offer:
• A happy supportive atmosphere for all pupils
• Strong partnerships with parents
• Pupils who have positive attitudes to learning.
• Staff with excellent knowledge and experience to guide you in your role.
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
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.
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 completed in full and returned by either post or email by 12pm, Thursday 9th December 2021 to: FAO Mrs Shipton-Jones, Head Teacher, Gladstone Primary School, Whitchurch Road, Cardiff, CF14 3JL.
Shortlisting will take place on the afternoon of Friday, 10th December 2021.
Interviews will be held on Monday 13th December 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.