St Joseph’s RC Primary School
204 North Road
Age Range: 3-11 NOR 221 (including 27 in Nursery)
Headteacher: Mrs Alexandra Riordan
Grade 3 SCP 3-6
£18,887 - £20,043 Pro Rata of FTE
(due to budget)
32.5 hours per week / 39 weeks per year
Working hours 8.45am – 3.45.pm / Monday – Friday Term Time only
Grade 3, Scale Points 3-6 (£18,887 - £20,043 pro-rata)
Required from the 5th September 2022
The Governing Body are seeking to appoint a knowledgeable, experienced, happy and caring LSA who is proactive and enthusiastic with a commitment to learning. An ability to contribute to the warm, caring ethos of our multicultural school is essential. The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills, good interpersonal skills, show initiative, share in the planning and evaluation of activities and work well as part of a dedicated team.
St Joseph’s is in the heart of the Gabalfa. We have a strong and supportive community with wonderful, enthusiastic children who are well behaved. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who is passionate about improving the life chances of young people. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of our children and the community we serve
There is a temporary vacancy to commence in September 2022 – Grade 3 (SP3-6). The successful candidate will be required to work under the instruction of teaching/senior staff in to provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom, including preparation and routine maintenance of resources/equipment.
You will be expected to uphold the Catholic Ethos of the school and be committed to a climate of equality of opportunities and inclusion for all.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
This salary is subject to the Living Wage supplement which brings pay rates up to £9.90 per hour (scp 1&3). This supplement will be reviewed in April 2023 and thereafter annually in April. Cardiff Council reserves the right to make any changes to, or removal of, the Living Wage supplement.
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.
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 to be emailed or posted to the Headteacher, Mrs A Riordan, 204 North Road, Cardiff, CF14 3BL or email.
Closing date: Monday 11th July 2022 at 12pm
Shortlisting date: Monday 11th July 2022
Interview date: Thursday 14th July 2022
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.