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Learning Support Assistant position (Primary school) in Cardiff

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently looking to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant who has previously worked with Children with Special Educational Needs, such as Autism (High and Low Functioning), ADHD, Social and Emotional Mental Health, Global Delay and/or Behavioural difficulties.

The position available is within a Primary school in Roath (Cardiff) who are looking to appoint an additional support staff member to provide intervention across several year groups for children special needs from September 2018. Though the school is looking to appoint a candidate with good knowledge of the education system and of SENs, they have confirmed that they will also consider applications from Graduates who are looking to start their career in education, depending on their background.

The role :

You will be providing support on a curricular basis with English, Maths and Science (potentially also with languages, art and music if your background enables you to do so) in a one-to-one or small group setting. It is vital for you to be patient, caring and have a nurturing personality to make the children feel confident and trusting. Candidates with tutoring backgrounds will be considered. Knowledge of the British curriculum would be beneficial.

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 two professional or character references
- Be available to interview and/or trial asap
- Be available to start on short notice
- Be living in Cardiff and/or have plans to move to Cardiff in the near future and/or be willing to travel to Cardiff

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your up-to-date CV along with a short cover statement.

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.

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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