• Location: Aberystwyth,
  • Subject: Teaching Assistant
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: Welsh

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Teaching Assistant Level 2 - Penglais Comprehensive School

Teaching Assistant Level 2 - Penglais Comprehensive School

Ceredigion County Council
About the role
We seek to appoint a full-time, Level 2 Teaching Assistant who will join an enthusiastic and dedicated team working within Canolfan Ni, our Learning Support Centre, with children with a variety of additional learning needs. The post will be varied depending on the needs of the students and that of the Teacher in Charge.

The right candidate will enjoy working in a busy environment. You will be required to use your own initiative to ensure that students can access the curriculum and that they are making good progress in their learning. This is a role that would suit an ambitious individual who has a genuine interest in supporting students to meet their potential.
Ysgol Penglais School has much to offer:
  • a rapidly improving school with good relationships between staff and students
  • a commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders
  • access to the bustling university town of Aberystwyth
  • located on the beautiful Ceredigion coast, an area of natural beauty

      For further details please contact Helena Clements (PA to the Headteacher) on: 01970 624811 or email:

      Information Pack

      Ysgol Penglais School is an equal opportunities employer.

      Closing date: 22/09/2023

      Interviews: Week commencing 25/09/2023

      Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

      Safeguarding children and young people is a key priority for us. We aim to support children, young people and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be and acknowledge they have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

      What we offer

      Work-life balance

      Lifestyle savings scheme

      Generous employer pension scheme

      Cycle to work scheme

      Learning and development

      Where you'll work

      Schools and Culture
      We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows:
      • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
      • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
      • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
      • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
      • School Admissions
      • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
      • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
      • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
      • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training
      Aberystwyth Aberystwyth is a lively university town, seaside resort complete with promenade and pier, and thesetting of atmospheric TV drama Hinterland.
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