• Location: Within Ceredigion,
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
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HLTA Support Tutor

Ceredigion County Council

Salary: 33,024 - 34,834 *

About the role
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic HLTA to join the Interim Tuition Support Service within Schools Services on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave. The tutor role is important in order to support pupils by providing quality education for the period they are unable to access mainstream school provision.

We are looking for tutors who:
  • are enthusiastic, energetic and flexible who can engage children on a one to one basis in lessons that are stimulating and engaging
  • ensure high standards of support in teaching and learning for pupils in receipt of tuition
  • have a positive impact on pupil progress and be effective at raising attainment
  • use positive and effective behaviour management strategies
  • can coordinate and organise appropriate support and work programmes for individuals
  • can demonstrate flexibility and be able to adapt to the different needs and values of the interim tuition service
  • have a strong commitment to their own professional development

We are looking to recruit an individual who:
  • has good communication and interpersonal Skills
  • has excellent negotiation skills
  • has excellent behaviour management skills
  • has a positive, inclusive attitude towards diversity
  • has the ability to relate well to vulnerable/challenging pupils and young people
  • has the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • has a flexible approach and is able to problem-solve
  • is innovative and creative in supporting vulnerable and challenging young people
  • is trustworthy and reliable, and respects confidentiality

In addition to the above, we require an individual with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language.

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible hours scheme, competitive annual leave allowance and a generous pension contribution scheme. More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here . In addition, we are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role's key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us.

Job Description and Person Specification

Should you wish require any further information about this role please contact: Catrin Petche, Team Leader Education Inclusion Service:

Interviews will be held: TBC

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk. As part of this commitment, certain roles within our organisation require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to assess the suitability of candidates. This rolewill require an Enhanced DBS check. Please note that the presence of previous convictions will not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. We assess each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and take into account the nature and relevance of any convictions in relation to the responsibilities of the role. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. If you have any concerns or questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact us for clarification. Your privacy and dignity are of utmost importance to us throughout the recruitment process.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture
We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows:
  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training