THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF44 8EX
  • Subject: Teaching Assistant
  • Hours: Part Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary Range: £21,165 - £21,165
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 16 February, 2024 12:00 PM

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Teaching Assistant Level 3

Teaching Assistant Level 3

Ty Gwyn Education Centre
RHONDDA CYNON TAF COUNCIL

Ty Gwyn Education Centre
Y Dolydd
Aberdare
CF44 8EX
01685 652525

Numbers of Pupils on roll: up to 60

Teaching Assistant Level 3

32.5 Hours per week, Term Time Only

Salary: Grade 6 - £25,979 x 77.15% - Plus Special Class Allowance.

Post Start Date: as soon as possible

Ty Gwyn Education Centre wish to appoint a Teaching Assistants Level 3 to complement our existing team.

Ty Gwyn Education Centre is a secondary age Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) located in a newly refurbished building in the Aberdare area, serving the whole of RCT and learners from age 11 to 16 years.

Ty Gwyn Education Centre offers specialist provision for up to 60 learners with behavioural, emotional and social needs that cannot be met in their mainstream school. Learners are a mixture of full and part time (KS3 only) and access a broad and balanced curriculum of core subjects (English, Maths and Science) and a range of vocational and foundation subjects. There is a growing emphasis on developing learner wellbeing and mental health and Ty Gwyn is a Trauma Informed School with a growing team of therapeutic support staff.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting and guiding children and young people to make positive choices and engage in learning. You will support learning, help differentiate tasks and guiding pupil engagement to make progress. You will be a role model, a lifelong learner and a trusted responsible figure. You will also have responsibility for a supporting a form group and their welfare and wellbeing and play a full part in the life of the PRU. There is a requirement to undertake some lunch and break time duties.

Ty Gwyn Education Centre continues to make progress post pandemic, external examination results are positive for Y11 pupils, standards of teaching and learning and the management of relationships remain strong under the current leadership team.

Application forms, and further details, including a job description and person specification for the role may be obtained via the Schools Recruitment website using the link: https://ce0576li.webitrent.com/ce0576li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC105GF.open?WVID=2482495vvA Please note to apply for this position you are required to complete the online application form on the Schools Recruitment Website. If you do not complete the online application, you will not be considered as having applied for the post.

We have a new recruitment website and you will need to create a new account to apply for this position.

Should you require further information about the post, please contact Victoria Cox-Wall, Headteacher, on 01685 652525.

The closing date for applications is 16th February 2024 at 12.00 noon.

PROTECTING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK IS A CORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SCHOOL AND COUNCIL. IN ADDITION TO THIS SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIBILITY, THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT FOR THE ROLE WILL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO AN ENHANCED DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK.

The Council and School values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to ensuring that no unlawful discrimination occurs in the recruitment and selection process on the grounds of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, transgender, including those with non-binary identities, religion or belief or pregnancy and maternity. We offer a number of staff networks for employees including the Allies Network, a Disability and Carers Network and Perthyn our LGBTQ+ Network.

An application submitted for this post in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

In view of the large number of Application Forms which are currently being submitted individual applications are not acknowledged. Consequently, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unsuccessful on this occasion. In which case you are thanked for the interest you have shown in applying for a position within the Council.