• Location: Barry,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Not Specified
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Hourly
  • Salary Range: £12.00 - £14.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 06 March, 2024 12:00 AM

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Vale of Glamorgan Council
About us
Vale of Glamorgan wish to appoint a Welsh language Learning Support Assistant to work at the Welsh Language Centre at Ysgol Gwaun y Nant in Barry and when required, peripatetically throughout the Vale of Glamorgan to complement our existing team.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the immersion team established within Ysgol Gwaun y Nant. This post will work under the guidance of the Welsh Language Immersion Teacher to effectively deliver a peripatetic model of Welsh language immersion provision in the Vale of Glamorgan.

About the role
Pay Details:
Grade 5 (£24,702 to £26,421) pro rata - (Permanent post)

Hours of Work / Working Pattern:
30 hours per week, term time only - (Beginning 8th April 2024)

Main Place of Work:
Ysgol Gwaun y Nant, Barry

The successful candidate will support learners who are latecomers to the Welsh language and Welsh medium education, or those currently in Welsh medium education and requiring additional targeted support with their language acquisition.

This role is integral to delivering the outcomes included within the Vale of Glamorgan Council's Welsh in Education Strategic Plan (WESP) and will support the commitments outlined in Cymraeg 2050: A million Welsh speakers.

About you
You will need:

  • To be fluent in Welsh.

  • Experience of working supporting children and groups of children.

  • Experience working independently and decision making.

  • Good and sound verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and colleagues.

  • Good knowledge and understanding of Additional Learning Needs (ALN).

  • Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

  • Patient and flexible personality.

  • An enthusiastic and self-motivated person with the ability to work independently.

  • Ability to relate well with children and adults.

  • A person who sets high expectations.

  • A neat and organised person who can prioritise work as needed and demonstrates a cutting edge.

  • Willingness to accept responsibilities and contribute ideas.

  • Willingness to continuously learn.

Additional information
DBS Check Required: Enhanced and Barred Both

For further information about the post please contact Enfys Owen ( ).

Please see attached job description / person specification for further information.