• Location: Newport,
  • Subject: Support
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 11 June, 2023 12:00 AM

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Teaching Assistant - L2 - Charles Williams CIW Primary School

Teaching Assistant - L2 - Charles Williams CIW Primary School

Newport City Council
Teaching Assistant - L2 - Charles Williams CIW Primary School
Job information
Post No. EDSCH01422.3 - Teaching Assistant - L2 - Charles Williams CIW Primary School

Permanent, 32.50 hours 39-week basis

An opportunity has arisen to supplement the school’s teaching assistant team. The governing body is seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic teaching assistant who is committed to putting children’s well-being and learning development at the heart of all that they do.

The successful candidate will be required to work either as a class-based teaching assistant or as part of our team of teaching assistants who support pupils with additional learning needs.

The successful candidate must have a good understanding of curriculum and additional learning needs reform, be able and prepared to work with pupils across the nursery and primary school. The successful candidate must be committed to their continuing professional learning to meet the individual needs of any child/children whom they will support.

The Governors wish to appoint an ambitious and innovative learning support assistant with excellent interpersonal skills.

You should be:

- committed to sustaining the Christian ethos of our school;

- someone with the personality, drive and enthusiasm to support all learners in an engaging and enjoyable way;

- passionate about education with the commitment to enable all children to succeed in their learning;

- committed to equality of opportunities and inclusion for all, and,

- someone who has the necessary interpersonal and organisational skills to work effectively as part of the whole team.

We can offer:

- motivated pupils who are keen to learn;

- a professional team of dedicated teaching and support staff;

- a commitment to your continuing professional development, and,

- a friendly, welcoming community with a Christian ethos.

As part of the selection process, short-listed candidates will be observed supporting learning in our school.

Following the observation, a decision will be taken on whether candidates progress to the final stage of the selection process.


This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS).

Closing Date: 11th June 2023

Shortlisting: 12th June 2023

Interviews: 16th June 2023

We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Newport City Council is committed to working towards its workforce being more representative of the population that we serve and particularly welcomes applications from people from the minority ethnic communities represented (or living) in the city. Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.

Our values – Courageous, Positive and Responsible

Ein gwerthoedd – Dewr, Cadarnhaol, Cyfrifol