• Location: Newport,
  • Subject: Teaching Assistant
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 05 October, 2023 12:00 AM
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ALN Teaching Assistants (Level 3) Glan Llyn

ALN Teaching Assistants (Level 3) Glan Llyn

Newport City Council
ALN Teaching Assistants (Level 3) Glan Llyn
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Post No. POSN002248 - ALN Teaching Assistants (Level 3) x2 Glan Llyn Primary

32.5 hours per week, term-time only

(39 weeks per year - holidays must be taken during school closure periods)

Applicants are invited to apply for this exciting opportunity to join the team at Glan Llyn Primary School in Newport.

Glan Llyn Primary School is an English-medium school and provides education for children aged between 3 years and 11 years. The school also has a 20-place Learning Resource Base to support pupils with additional learning needs from across Newport. The school opened in September 2019 on a growing school basis to support the growing Glan Llyn housing development and sits within the Lliswerry cluster of primary schools. We have a published admission number of 60 and a 48 place nursery and currently have 395 pupils on roll.

The Headteacher, Governing Body and staff are committed to establishing a community school with a strong, inclusive ethos, where a culture of positivity, motivation and aspiration prevails and where excellence is standard.

Applications are welcomed from highly-skilled, innovative practitioners who support this vision and have a clear commitment to realising the objectives of the National Mission.

The successful candidates will be appointed to work with pupils in our Learning Resource Base classes but could also be required to work with children in any class across the school.

We are looking to appoint someone who has:

• Significant successful experience of working with pupils with a range of additional learning needs.
• Significant successful experience of working within a special school, PRU or Learning Resource Base.
• Experience of supporting pupils on a one-to-one basis or within small groups to help them make good progress towards their individual targets.
• The ability to use specific strategies to support children with social and communication needs.
• Experience of managing behaviour in a calm, nurturing and firm manner.
• Successful experience of planning and leading a range of interventions.
• Experience of working with external agencies and undertaking relevant training in order to provide necessary support for pupils with communication, health, medical and physical needs. (Or a willingness to undertake training to support pupils with complex needs)

Closing Date: 5th October 2023
Shortlisting: 6th October 2023
Interview Dates: W/c 9th October 2023
Start Date: 6th November 2023

The Governing Body and Local Authority are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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


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