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Learning Support Assistant

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Role:  1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Location: Barry

Hours: 8:30-3:30

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Sector: Welsh Medium Primary


The Role

Teaching Personnel are working with a Welsh medium Primary School in the Vale of Glamorgan area, who are seeking a full-time/part-time 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to work with a pupil in the foundation phase. Those who have had experience with Special Education needs and/or pupils with challenging behaviour are encouraged to apply. As well as providing continuous support for the pupil on a 1:1 basis, the learning support assistant will also be required to:

  • Delivering tailored learning activities prepared by the teacher
  • Ensuring that all pupils can engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
  • Supporting the social and emotional development of students, raising any concerns as per the school’s policy and protocols


The Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, motivated, able to use their own initiative and able to think quickly in challenging situations. As each day can be different, an adaptable and flexible approached is essential. The ideal candidate would be a fluent Welsh speaker as the role would be in a Welsh medium Primary School.


Additional Information (required):

  • Provide 2x professional references
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Enhanced DBS check (or be willing to apply for one – full assistance provided)
  • EWC registration (assistance provided)


Worried you have little or no experience of working within an SEN setting? Please do not let that deter you. The school we are working in partnership with can offer support and guidance. All you need to do find the passion for teaching in a specialist setting. If you believe that this role is for you, please apply within with an updated CV.

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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