• Location: Newport,
  • Subject: Support
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 01 June, 2023 12:00 AM

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Teaching Assistant - L2 - Glan Usk Primary School

Teaching Assistant - L2 - Glan Usk Primary School

Newport City Council
Teaching Assistant - L2 - Glan Usk Primary School
Job information
Post No. POSN001643 - Teaching Assistant - L2 - Glan Usk Primary School

To commence 01.09.23 pending pre-employment and safeguarding checks

Fixed Term Until 31.8.24

33.5 Hours Per Week, Pattern of Work: Monday 8:30am - 3:30pm, Tuesday 8:30am - 4:30pm, Wed-Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm

Glan Usk Primary School is seeking to appoint a number of enthusiastic, reliable and caring Teaching Assistants to support teaching and learning within our Foundation Phase and for pupils with ALN. You should be suitably qualified and experienced and committed to furthering your own professional development. Experience of supporting pupils with ALN needs is highly desirable.

We are a happy and welcoming school, looking to add to our highly committed, dedicated team. Our forward thinking and innovative curriculum assists us in achieving our mission statement: "Excite, Challenge, Empower" for all learners, children and adults alike. Our School mission is realised through three core principles:

- To make learning irresistible

- To strive for equity and excellence

- To nurture our community

Our whole school approach to wellbeing is the golden thread which binds the culture and ethos of the school together. Our values, daily interactions with each other, our relationships, our practice and pedagogy, all systems and processes are underpinned by 5 key elements which help us in putting the vision into action.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate how the following 5 elements: Safety, Belonging, Agency, Efficacy, Love and Care, are an integral part of their day to day practice and how this will have a positive effect on learning and outcomes.

We are looking for somebody who:

- Is an outstanding practitioner, inspirational and forward thinking

- Is enthusiastic, motivated, and caring and able to nurture children to achieve their potential

- Is passionate about providing exciting, creative and challenging learning opportunities for all pupils, which enhance their literacy, numeracy and digital skills

- Is a committed team player and role model with proven ability to lead, challenge and empower children and colleagues

- Is able to demonstrate and promote excellence, equality and high expectations of achievement and behaviour

- Is able to build a relationship of mutual respect with the pupils, parents, staff and the Governing Body

- Is able to bring passion, energy, enthusiasm and be driven to fulfil the role to the best of their ability


This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).

Holidays must be taken during school closure periods.

Closing date: Thursday 1st June 2023

Shortlisting: Monday 5th June 2023

Interviews: Wednesday 7th June 2023

The appointment process will involve an interview with members of the school leadership team and a member of our Governing Body.

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