BIRCHGROVE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Birchgrove Road, Birchgrove, Cardiff CF14 1RR
Teaching Assistant x 2
Temporary until August 2022
£18,562 - £19,698 Pro Rata
To start as soon as possible
Post 1 – Ref: ED50240026
Part time, 3 days a week Monday – Wednesday
An enthusiastic, committed teaching assistant to work supporting
learning in year 1.
Post 2 – Ref: ED50192646
An enthusiastic, committed teaching assistant to work supporting learning and teaching. A background and training in ELSA / Thrive strategies is desirable.
This vacancy is suitable for post share.
Both positions required to start ASAP, they are temporary appointments until the end of August 2022 in the first instance. Thereafter the positions are dependent on funding.
The successful candidates will have experience of relating warmly to children, together with good communication skills. Good standards of literacy and numeracy are also essential. They will also provide support to Midday supervisors at lunchtime.
Experience of working within a primary school is desirable.
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 Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Checks.
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 applications should be returned to the Headteacher at the school’s address by the closing date. Due to the current circumstances applications will also be accepted by email.
Closing date for applications: Friday 4th February 2022 at 3:30pm
Interviews will take place w/b 14th February 2022, the format of which will be dependent on current government guidelines and restrictions.
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.