• Location: Carmarthenshire,
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 11 July, 2024 12:00 AM

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Teaching Assistant for the Gypsy Traveller Service

Carmarthenshire County Council

Salary: £24,440 - £25,265

We adopt an 'anonymous recruitment' approach to shortlisting. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details, until a shortlisting decision has been made.

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About the vacancy

Vacancy ID: 491

Organisation: Carmarthenshire County Council

Section: Inclusion Support

Number of vacancies: 1

Contract type: Temporary/Secondment - Part Time

Contract end date: 31 March 2025

Location: Carmarthenshire

Grade: Grade D +4%

Salary: £24,440 - £25,265

Hourly Rate : £12.66 - £13.09

Contract Hours 19:30

Come and join our team The Gypsy/traveller Service is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant to work alongside staff and learners primary and secondary schools. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting learners across Carmarthenshire in addressing their needs in accessing the curriculum.
The ability to travel within the county is essential.
The position is funded via the Local Authority Education Grant and is therefore temporary and offered to March 2025 in the first instance.

For an informal discussion please contact Caroline Hodson

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DBS level: An Enhanced with Barred List Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this job. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children or adults at risk

Welsh language level - Verbal: Level 2 - You will need a basic level of conversational Welsh. Reasonable support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

Closing Date: 11/07/2024, 23:55

The Rewards

We offer an excellent benefits package including:
  • Competitive salary
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement with the option of purchasing addition annual leave
  • Access to staff health and wellbeing support
  • Personal development and career progression
  • Staff discount schemes and other benefits e.g., cycle-to-work scheme
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies

Additional Information

We are committed to safe and fair recruitment, safeguarding, and protecting those we care for and serve. We make sure all our staff are vetted, selected, trained, and supervised fairly and to a high standard so that they can provide safe, effective, and compassionate care.

Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the essential criteria and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Eligibility: You will be asked about your nationality and if you are legally allowed to work in the United Kingdom. This is to find out if you are eligible to apply for this vacancy. This is a requirement for working within the Council or partner organisations: P lease Note: If you do not meet the eligibility criteria your application will not progress. If it becomes clear at a later stage in the process that you are not eligible to apply, your application may be withdrawn, or the offer retracted.

How to Apply: All applications for this vacancy must be made using our online application system. If you have an impairment which prevents you from applying online, please email: or contact 01267 234567 and ask for 'Recruitment' to discuss alternative arrangements to support you in the process.

Please see the 'How we Recruit' guidance on the Careers Page for more information on the recruitment process.