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Nursery/Reception teaching assistant (Cardiff CF5)

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Job description

One of our partner Primary schools located in Cardiff (Ely) are looking to appoint an Early Years specialist teaching assistant (Nursery/Reception) to join their fantastic Foundation Phase team. The vacancy would suit a qualified Teaching Assistant (minimum of CACHE Level 2 or Level 3 or an Education/Child Development related Degree), Higher Level Teaching Assistant or Cover Supervisor (with Early Years experience) willing to work from 8:30am to 4pm Monday to Friday from October half term until at least the Christmas Holidays, with the opportunity of a contract extension/permanent offer for the right candidate. The Nursery class is part of a wider set-up, in the same premises as the rest of the Primary school. The role will be starting at the start of November, and applicants must be able to interview and/or trial before half term.

As per the school's request, we will only consider applications from candidates with Early Years experience and with knowledge of the Welsh Foundation Phase framework.


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 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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