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Higher Learning Teaching Assistant

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CORONAVIRUS NOTICE: Teaching Personnel are still recruiting staff during this time of crisis, in preparation for vacancies to start in the eventuality of schools reopening. All interviews for positions will be conducted over Skype or telephone and you will be expected to attend a face-to-face interview where we can verify your documents prior to commencing the role.

Higher Learning Teaching Assistant

South East Wales


GBP10.00 - GBP13.00 per hour

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit a Higher Learning Teaching Assistant to work in Welsh Medium Primary Schools in the South East Wales are. You will be expected to provide intervention support for groups of pupils within both key stages and deliver pre-planned lessons to certain age groups. Previous experience as a Higher Learning Teaching Assistant would be preferred.

*To be considered for this role, you will need to be Level 4/Level 5 qualified and must be able to communicate effectively through the medium of welsh.*

The ideal candidate is somebody who:

-          Has relevant experience in a childcare and/or classroom environment.

-          Strong behavioural management or experience working with challenging children.

-          Is able to be adaptable to various circumstances.

-          Positive, patient and energetic.

-          The passion to make a real difference.

Applicants must :

- Have the legal right to work in the UK
- Hold a Child Workforce Only DBS registered on the Update Service (or be willing to apply for one - full assistance provided)
- Be registered with the Education Workforce Council (compulsory requirement in Wales) - please note that if you are living in England, you can still register with the EWC which will give you the opportunity to work on both sides of the border
- Provide at least two professional or character references
- Be available to interview and/or trial asap

If you are vibrant, confident and compassionate, and have the desire to make a positive contribution to the education of young learners under you care, then this is the job for you!

Please apply within with a cover note and updated CV.

Please note - if the above role isn't quite right for you BUT you would still like to engage in a position within the education sector, please be advised that we are currently recruiting for several roles to start ASAP, throughout South East and South West Wales, within all year groups from Nursery to Year 6. You can forward you CV or contact us via telephone for further information

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 date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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