Millbank Primary School
Full-Time Teaching Assistant Level 1
School: Millbank Primary School
Start Date: As soon as possible after interview. Ideally by 7th February 2022 if notice period allows.
Salary: Grade 3 £18,562 - £19,698 pro rata 39 weeks
Hours: 32.5 hours per week
Post Number ED50250180
Contract: Temporary until 31st August 2022 in the first instance
Live On Site Until: 12 noon on Monday 13th December 2021
Applications Close: 12 noon on Monday 13th December 2021
Millbank Primary School, Clark Street, Ely, Cardiff CF5 5AL
Headteacher: Mrs Karen Brown, LLB (Hons), PG.C.E., N.P.Q.H.
We are looking for an energetic, caring and enthusiastic teaching assistant who works very well with colleagues to give the very best learning experiences and teaching to the pupils they support. The post will initially be in the Reception classroom, but you will need to be prepared to support in any year group and be very keen to contribute to the full life of the school.
You would be joining a high-achieving, successful and forward-thinking school which is known for high levels of successful inclusion.
You will need to have:
• A love of children and a desire to make a significant difference in the lives of children
• A natural talent for ensuring high levels of wellbeing for all pupils
• Knowledge of the Foundation Phase and KS2 Curriculum
• Innovative and creative strategies to support and inspire our children
• Very good working relationships with children, parents and your colleagues
• A genuine desire to be fully committed to the school and its wider community
• Very good ICT skills which are an embedded part of our effective classroom practice
• Commitment and openness to professional development as a teaching assistant
• A desire to do your best and work hard for our pupils
In return we can offer:
• Very enthusiastic and motivated children
• A highly collaborative, friendly and welcoming team of colleagues
• A very supportive Governing Body
• Excellent opportunities for professional development and leadership development
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.
Due to the current COVID -19 circumstances the interview process for this role will 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 Karen Brown for a discussion.
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 returned direct to the school by the closing date.
Shortlisting : Weds 5th January 2022
Interview dates: w/b 10th January 2022
References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview
Application forms must be returned by email to: Mrs Karen Brown, Headteacher, Karen.Brown
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
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.