RHYDYPENAU PRIMARY SCHOOL
Fidlas Avenue, Llanishen, Cardiff CF14 0NX
Temporary Teaching Assistant
Post Ref: ED50212142
(Salary Points 3 to 6)
£18,562 - £19,698 Pro Rata
To Start: as soon as possible
Until end of Summer Term 2022
To support learning and teaching in either the Foundation Phase or KS2.
Duties will include:
• Working on a one to one basis
working with small groups of children, both indoors and outdoors, to support their learning
establishing good relationships with pupils
acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
attending to pupils’ personal needs
supervising and supporting pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning
assisting with the preparation of teaching materials and resources
assisting with the display of children’s work.
supporting teachers by undertaking a range of tasks including photocopying, laminating, filing;
In return we offer the opportunity to:
• work with a vibrant and enthusiastic team of practitioners
• enjoy working with our fantastic children
• participate in an excellent programme of further professional development
The successful candidate should have a good standard of literacy and numeracy and good communication skills. Previous experience of working within a school is essential.
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.
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.
Application Form, Job Description & Person Specification to be downloaded from E-Teach
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.
All applications should be returned to Claire Franks.
Closing date for applications: 12pm Friday 10th December 2021
Shortlisting: Friday 10th December 2021
Interview Date: Tuesday 14th 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.