• Location: Newport,
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English

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Teaching Assistant - Level 2 - High Cross Primary School

Newport City Council
Teaching Assistant - Level 2 - High Cross Primary School
Job information
Post No. EDSCH00389.14 - Teaching Assistant - Level 2 - High Cross Primary School

Level 2 Teaching Assistant Post - Permanent
Start Date: January 8th 2024

5 days per week, 33.50 hours per week, Term time only (including INSET days, Professional Learning on Tuesdays)

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 4.30pm

The children, staff and Governors of High Cross Primary School are seeking to appoint an innovative and inspirational Level 2 Teaching Assistant who is an excellent practitioner. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching and learning of the highest standard, to further the success of our primary school and ensure the best opportunities are provided for all children.

The successful candidate will be required to work under the guidance of the class teacher to support on a whole class level as well as to support individual and small groups of pupils.

Experience of working with children with additional learning needs and training as Thrive practitioner is desirable.

The successful candidate must be calm, approachable and passionate about helping every child to achieve their full potential.

If successful, you can expect to work as part of a highly supportive and skilled team. You will have access to a bespoke package of support tailored to your individual needs and have the opportunity to work with colleagues in order to develop and refine your own practice.

The appointment process will involve completion of a task and an interview with the Headteacher and members of the School Leadership Team.

Closing Date: Thursday 30th November 2023
Shortlisting: Friday 1st December 2023
Interview and Task: Week commencing 4th December 2023


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check (formerly CRB).

We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or 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