Pencaerau Primary School
“Learning for life”
Post Ref: ED50199165
Full Time Teaching Assistant
Grade 3 spt 3 – 6 £18,562 - £19,698 pro rata 39 weeks per year
(Temporary 2 Terms) September 2021 – April 8th 2022
The Headteacher and Governing Body of Pencaerau Primary School are looking to appoint a passionate, caring and dynamic teaching assistant who is committed to children’s wellbeing and learning.
We are a school at the heart of its community with high aspirations for all.
The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to working with pupils with a range of needs.
The successful candidate must be able to work as part of an enthusiastic, hardworking, committed and helpful team of staff.
The 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.
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.
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 email by the closing date
Closing Date: Friday 30th April 2021 by 12pm
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 Hayley Brady 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.