Glyncoed Primary School,
Two Permanent Level 2 Teaching Assistants for KS2
Grade 4 (SCP 3-6 £19,698 – £21,748)
32.5 hours a week
Term time only (pro rata to include INSET Days)
39 weeks a year
Starting Date – 16th November or as soon after until 31st August 2021
The Head teacher and Governing Body of Glyncoed Primary School wish to appoint two outstanding and committed Level 2 teaching assistants, with excellent Literacy and Numeracy skills, to support teaching and learning in the KS2.
Duties will include:
• working under the direct instruction of teaching/ senior staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher,
• supporting access to learning for pupils and providing general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom,
• supervising and supporting pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning;
• working under the instruction/ guidance of teaching/ senior staff to undertake work/ care/ support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.
• assisting the pupils in developing a Growth Mindset;
• encouraging pupils to act independently
• encouraging pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
• assisting with the preparation of teaching materials and resources
In return we offer the opportunity to work with:
• hard working pupils who love learning;
• talented, motivated and conscientious teachers and teaching assistants;
• supportive and engaged governors and parents and
• participate in an excellent programme of further professional development.
These posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced checks.
These vacancies are suitable for post share
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.
Should you require further details regarding this post please contact Mrs Elizabeth Beevers, Head Teacher.
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.
Application forms should be completed in full and returned to the school by the closing date via email
Please return completed application forms to Mrs Elizabeth Beevers (Headteacher) with a letter of application(two sides of A4) addressing the job requirements in the Person Specification direct to the school by 9.00 am Friday 6th November 2020
Closing date Friday 6th November, 2020 9.00 am
Shortlisted candidates will be observed supporting a group of pupil and successful candidates interviewed the week commencing 9th November 2020
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.