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Behaviour Teaching Assistant - Challenging Environment

Job description

Location: East Cardiff

Pay: £54-£60

Job Type: Teaching Assistant

A using client in East Cardiff are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join them in a full time role that will start ASAP. The school have identified a number of statements and have received extra funding!

The role will consist of supporting a small group of children who exhibit challenging behaviour.
The successful candidate will have;
- Experience working with children with challenging behaviour (Not essential)
- The ability to be patient and calm in challenging circumstances
- A passion for seeing children achieve and progress

This role requires candidates to be proactive. Experience and qualifications aren't essential! For this unit Psychology/Sports degrees have worked very well!

It is a full time role 5 days a week and will run for the full academic year. Part time candidates are still urged to apply!


This secondary school has just over 1350 pupils and a 90% attendance rate. The headteacher welcomes the teaching assistant to school and will provide training where needed. The secondary schools free school meals (FSM) is at 33% which requires a teaching assistant to work with some of these pupils. There are a number of bases within the school that support numeracy and literacy to behaviour and autism!


The secondary school caters for students from 11-19. The school will be interviewing candidates during the next couple of weeks; please contact me today if you are interested!
If you are interested, then please contact Lewis Ellis on 02920 660276 or email

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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