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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Autism Experienced Teaching Assistant Required

  • Previous experience within the classroom or with children is ESSENTIAL
  • Ideal for graduates who are considering teaching as a career
  • Be solution focused, flexible and have a good sense of humour.

I work with several specialist units across Cardiff that caters for pupils with challenging behaviour and learning difficulties with immediate work opportunities for teaching assistants in Cardiff & the Vale of Glamorgan. I am looking for an enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in supporting young learners in class.

You will be responsible for assisting the class teacher and providing one-to-one / group support to students of primary or secondary level (dependent on experience and age group preference).

The ideal applicant will have prior experience working in the classroom and have the ability to support children and teenagers with SEN; in particular those with Autism, Asperger’s, Social Emotional & Mental Health or behavioural issues. A valid qualification in ‘Team Teach’ or other similar ‘positive handling’ training would be beneficial but not essential.

In order to work for Teaching Personnel and clear our vetting process, you must have a Child Workforce DBS subscribed to the Update Service. Full assistance will be provided should you need to apply for a new check, at a standard cost of £44, plus an annual subscription fee of £13 for the Update Service.

Contact Teaching Personnel today through registering online at, contacting Bethan Kelland on 02920 660270 or emailing your updated CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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