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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you a graduate thinking of pursuing a career in secondary education? Have you got previous experience working with young people ages 11-16?

Our client secondary school located outside of the City Centre and with easy access from the M4 are seeking two full time teaching assistant to start after the Summer break.

*This is a perfect opportunity for any graduates looking to start a PGCE to gain classroom based experience*

  • Full time Teaching Assistant position starting in February
  • Large Cardiff secondary school with outstanding provisions for teaching and learning
  • Attractive pay rates starting for GBP54+ a day
  • Continuous feedback for personal development

This is a mixed 11-19 years secondary school with around 1000 students currently on roll, located just outside of Cardiff City Centre. The school is easily accessible via a range of public transports links as well as great links by road. The school is a specialist in supporting with Additional learning needs and challenging behaviour. The schools senior leadership team have the drive to develop all aspects of the school and promote career development and promotion from within.

Teaching Assistant responsibilities:

  • Supporting identified students with Literacy and Numeracy on a 1:1 basis or in small groups
  • Building relationships with the pupils to keep them motivated and raise attainment
  • Providing support to pupils who may struggle to integrate within mainstream classes due to their challenging behaviour
  • Maintain excellent levels of behaviour management 

In the past we have found that people from various backgrounds have been well suited to this type of role due to the individual requirements of the pupils; Sports Graduates/Coaches, Psychology Graduates, Education Studies Graduates and Key subject graduates have all been successful in these roles previously.

If you feel like you have the personality and skills that could positively influence some of the more vulnerable pupils then please do not hesitate to get in touch today.

Please send your most recent CV to our supportive Cardiff Secondary Branch via the link provided.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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