• Location: Swansea,
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English
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Mayals Primary School : Temporary Full Time Teaching Assistant

Swansea Council

Salary: GBP 23,500.00 - 23,893.00 per year

Mayals Primary School
Fairwood Road, West Cross, Swansea SA3 5JP
(Mixed) (249 on roll) (Age Range 3 - 11)
Headteacher - Mr. L Cox

01792 402755

The head teacher and governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who is committed and passionate about primary education, in order to provide high quality support in our friendly and inclusive mainstream school.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Is able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Has excellent communication skills and is committed to building positive relationships with pupils, parents and staff
  • Has experience of working in a school, ideally in both Foundation Phase and KS2
  • Is able to support a pupil 1:1 and also pupils in small groups to help them achieve their educational goals
  • Is able to support pupils in creating long term positive attitude changes and develop pupils' life skills and aspirations
  • Can offer creative and dynamic ways to engage a pupil in education
  • Is compassionate and understanding
  • Can enthuse, motivate and engage children in all areas of learning
  • Will be willing to contribute to the broader life of the school community

In return we can offer you:
  • An excellent opportunity and scope to develop your own skills and to make a contribution to whole school improvement
  • Access to high quality CPD
  • The chance to work as part of a dedicated, friendly and highly supportive team

Level 2 Teaching Assistant (temporary for the fixed period of 2 September 2024 to 11 April 2025)
Grade 4 (Point 5-6) SCP 5 £23,500 - £23,893 per annum (pro rata and subject to term time adjustment) 27.5 hours (+2.5 hours lunchtime supervision) per week 39 weeks per annum.

Completed forms should be returned to , FAO of the Head teacher. Interested candidates are asked to complete an application form including a letter that outlines your experience and interest in this position.

Application form - school-based support staff (Word doc) [134KB]

Teaching Assistant - Level 2 Job Description (PDF) [390KB]

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of the children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

Closing Date: Friday 21 June 2024 (Midday)
Shortlisting: Monday 24 June 2024
Interviews: Wednesday 3 July 2024 (TBC)
Required to start: Monday 2 September 2024