• Location: Cwmcarn,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Part time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £15,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 01 March, 2024 12:00 AM
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Teaching Assistant Level 1 - Cwmcarn Primary School

Teaching Assistant Level 1 - Cwmcarn Primary School

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Teaching Assistant Level 1 - Cwmcarn Primary School
Job description
Teaching Assistant Level 1 for SNRB for learners with complex needs from Y1-6

Grade 3 Level 1

The Governing Body of Cwmcarn Primary School wish to appoint a Teaching Assistant, on a permanent basis starting after the Easter holidays on Monday April 8 th or as soon as possible thereafter.

The school already has two highly successful complex needs class for up to 16 learners. The successful candidate will be expected to support the teacher in class with flexible, child-centred programmes of study for individuals with a variety of complex learning difficulties.

You might have experience of working with pupils with additional educational needs and integrating them successfully into a busy and vibrant primary school or an ability to learn quickly and a passion for working with children with complex needs. All staff working in the SRBs are involved in intimate care when required, such as help with toileting or changing children.

The successful candidate will:
  • have an absolute commitment to inclusive education
  • love a challenge
  • have excellent inter-personal skills
  • be responsible for working with the teacher to create an exciting learning environment
  • have some experience of working with children in a school setting.

We pride ourselves on being a warm, caring and welcoming learning community with happy, hardworking children and staff. As we already have a successful SNRB, there would be lots of support available to new staff. We aspire to ensure that everyone fulfils their potential.

Candidates who are shortlisted will complete a formal interview.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification please select the relevant attachment from the attachments list.

To request an application form please contact the school direct on 01495 270494. Completed application forms should be returned to Mrs H Robbins, Head Teacher, at the above address. If you have any questions you can contact Mrs Robbins beforehand on the number above.

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

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.

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.

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.