• Location: Ystrad Mynach,
  • Subject: Teaching Assistant
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £15,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 05 October, 2023 12:00 AM
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Teaching Assistant Level 1 Trinity Fields

Teaching Assistant Level 1 Trinity Fields

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Teaching Assistant Level 1 Trinity Fields
Job description

Grade 4 SCP 5 - 6, 32.30 hours per week, 39 weeks of the year

To commence ASAP, pending all satisfactory HR Recruitment and Safeguarding checks.

Learning together in a changing world creating, SUCCESS for all.

Trinity Fields is a special school for pupils aged between 3 and 19 years, with severe and complex needs. We serve the County Borough of Caerphilly as well as having some pupils from neighbouring authorities. Trinity Fields is highly regarded by parents/carers and professionals alike.

We have recently been inspected by Estyn (June 2019) who judged us to be EXCELLENT in all 5 inspection areas.

This is a very exciting time for the school as we develop formal partnerships with the local authority and mainstream schools with specialist resource bases in order to improve the outcomes for pupils with ALN across the County Borough. These posts could either be at the main site or at one of our satellite provisions.

We are committed to providing a highly individualised and inclusive education to all our pupils, with an emphasis upon meeting their individual needs and developing their strengths and interests within a highly supportive and engaging learning environment.

We are a Rights Respecting School. We are firmly committed to the United Nations Conventions of the Rights of the Child.

We also hold the Inclusion Quality Mark (IQM) Flagship status, the Welsh Network of Healthy Schools Schemes National Quality Award and Investors in Families, Diamond Award.

We require creative flexible, dynamic and hardworking individuals who will enhance an already outstanding staff team.

For a detailed Job Description and person specification click here

After reading the Job Description and Person Specification, if you would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Dave Jenkins, Executive Head Teacher on 01443 866000 or email:

Application packs available (large SAE needed with two 1st class stamps) from Leanne Gibbs, Business Manager, Trinity Fields School & Resource Centre, Caerphilly Road, Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, South Wales CF82 7XW. Telephone: 01443 86600 or email Completed application forms to be returned to Leanne Gibbs at the above postal address.

We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

Applicants may be submitted in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Under the Education (Wales) Act 2014 all Learning Support staff in schools, (which includes the post referred to herein), must be registered with the Education Workforce Council for Wales (EWC) from 1 April 2016.

Your employment will be subject to satisfactory documentary evidence of registration, and continuing registration, as a Learning Support Assistant with the EWC.

Information on how to register with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) can be found on the following website or by telephoning, 02920 460099. It is your responsibility to ensure you register and continue to register as part of your terms and conditions of employment.