• Location: Aberystwyth,
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 17 June, 2024 12:00 AM

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Teaching Assistant Level 2 - Penglais Comprehensive School

Ceredigion County Council

Salary: 23,114 *

About the role
We seek to appoint a full-time Level 2 Teaching Assistant who will join an enthusiastic and dedicated team workingwithin Canolfan Ni,our Learning Support Centre, with children with a variety of additional learning needs. The post will be varied depending on the needs of the students and that of the Teacher in Charge.

The right candidate will enjoy working in a busy environment. You will be required to use your own initiative to ensure that students can access the curriculum and that they are making good progress in their learning. This is a role that would suit an ambitious individual who has a genuine interest in supporting students to meet their potential.

Ysgol Penglais School has much to offer:
  • a research-based school with good relationships between staff and students
  • a commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders
  • access to the bustling university town of Aberystwyth
  • located on the beautiful Ceredigion coast, an area of natural beauty
      Information Pack

      For further details please contact Helena Clements (PA to the Headteacher) on 01970 624811 or email

      Ysgol Penglais School is an equal opportunities employer.

      Interviews: 21-06-2024

      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
      Aberystwyth Aberystwyth is a lively university town, seaside resort complete with promenade and pier, and thesetting of atmospheric TV drama Hinterland.
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