• Subject: Learning Support Worker
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract:
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 09 June, 2023 12:00 AM
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Learning Support Assistant Level 3/Cynorthwyydd Dosbarth Lefel 3

Learning Support Assistant Level 3/Cynorthwyydd Dosbarth Lefel 3

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Gwaunfarren Primary School
Alexandra Avenue
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 9AF
Phone: 01685 351810
NOR: 277
Headteacher: Mr A. Lewis

Level 3 Classroom Assistant
(Temporary Post)

32.5 Hours
Grade 3 SCP 7-12 (£22,369 - £24,496 FTE) = 76.82% of £22,369
Salary = £17,183.87 p.a. pro rata

Required for September 2023

Gwaunfarren Primary School are seeking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic and committed LSA.

We are looking for someone who:

• Is passionate and is prepared to be flexible, and has extensive Foundation Phase experience;
• Is passionate about achieving equality of access and opportunity for all
• Demonstrates the ability to inspire trust, confidence and self-worth in our pupils;
• Has exceptional behaviour management skills and places inclusion at the core of their professional practice;
• Is committed to raising achievement for all;
• Is hard-working and enthusiastic, willing to support all aspects of the school's work and its strong, caring ethos;
• Is able to work independently and as part of a highly effective team;
• Has the dedication to work in a thriving and forward-looking school in order to develop sector leading nurture provision;
• Will offer a range of personal skills and abilities to enrich the school community.

We can offer:
• Enthusiastic children who enjoy learning;
• Supportive colleagues, parents and governors;
• A dedicated team and motivated staff;
• A rewarding position for someone who puts children first.

Successful shortlisted candidates will be asked to visit the school by appointment with the Headteacher and teach a small group of pupils.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications is: Friday 9th June 2023
Shortlisting will take place on: Monday 12th June 2023
Lesson observations: Week beginning 19th June 2023
Interviews will be held on: Friday 23rd June 2023

For further information please contact Headteacher Mr. A. Lewis on 01685 351810 or email

Application forms can be completed online at

If you do not have access to the internet, application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01685 725199 and are to be returned no later than Friday June 9th 2023 to HR Administration, Civic Centre, Castle Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AN.


Ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council encourages applications from Welsh speakers. Application forms may be submitted in Welsh and any applications completed in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those submitted in English.

If you are successfully shortlisted for interview please contact to let us know if you would like your interview to be conducted through the medium of Welsh.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to protecting and safeguarding the most vulnerable people in our community. Rigorous pre-employment checks are undertaken for all appointments as part of our recruitment and selection process.

All employees are required to comply with their individual and organisational responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the Information Security Policy and relevant supporting operational policies. Any matters of a confidential nature must not be disclosed or passed to any unauthorised persons or third party under any circumstance either during or after employment except in the proper course of your employment or as required by law, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council or both. Any breach of confidentiality may lead to disciplinary action.

We value diversity in our workforce and consider ourselves to be an Employer of Choice, committed to promoting and integrating equality of opportunity into all aspects of our work.