Mount Stuart Primary School
Age range 3-11
Post Ref: ED50234885/ED50246924
Grade 3 SCP 3-6
£18,562 - £19,698 (Pro rata)
30 hours a week 39 weeks a year term time only
Temporary appointment until 31.3.2020 with possible extension to 31.8.2020
The Governing Body would like to appoint 2 teaching assistants to work flexibly in KS2. This will give the successful candidates a wealth of opportunities to work with small groups of children to accelerate their progress in basic skills. There are two separate posts, both for 30 hours.
The successful candidates will enjoy working with a highly dedicated and skilled team of staff in a happy, vibrant and culturally diverse school.
Applications are invited from candidates who enjoy working with children and have the energy and enthusiasm to support pupils to achieve. The successful candidates will be able to:
Establish excellent relationships with pupils and parents;
Show initiative and work flexibly
Support a child with their learning and/or physical needs;
Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils;
Work productively and collaboratively with all staff;
Apply good literacy and numeracy skills;
Demonstrate an interest in child development;
Contribute to the positive ethos and aims of our culturally diverse school.
These posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.
Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014, all School Learning Support Workers must be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC).
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 via email to the Headteacher, Helen Borley
Closing date: Friday 6th November 2020 11.59pm
Interview date: Wednesday 11th November
Due to the current COVID -19 circumstances the interview process for this role maybe 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 the school for a discussion.
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.