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Primary Teaching Assistant

Job description

We are looking for calm and assertive Teaching Assistants to support a Primary school based in Cardiff. You will ideally be a Teaching Assistant who has the ability to maintain a calm and patient atmosphere and have the skills to support behaviour management. It's crucial that you are pro-active and engaging with the children as this will allow for progress amongst pupils within the class. You will be working with a variety of children on a 1:1 level and in small groups.

The role will start in February and be full time until the end of the academic year.

What we are looking for -

  • Experience of working with children however this doesn’t have to just be in a school setting. 
  • A strong desire to help children achieve their potential
  • Relevant qualifications such as NVQ level 3, PECS, Makaton and/or Team Teach
  • Ambition to grow and progress with education

You will be expected to:

  • Establish rapport and respectful, trusting relationships with pupils, their families and their carers
  • Encourage the development of self-confidence, sensitivity and respect for others through the understanding of individual rights and responsibilities
  • Ensure positive inclusion of all pupils by fostering community links and developing the role of the school as part of the total educational provision
  • Provide a curriculum that is accessible and relevant to the needs of each individual pupil through a range of activities and opportunities which ensure that learning is fun
  • Encourage self-advocacy and independence
  • Generate attitudes of respect and understanding towards all individuals irrespective of background
  • Give emphasis to the quality of relationships between all people in the school.
  • Work with children in groups or 1:1 to provide literacy and numeracy intervention

The minimum pay rate is GBP65 per day

TEACHING PERSONNEL are a recommended supplier of Agency Staff in Cardiff and are Approved by the Welsh Government Teacher Agency Framework. We proved exemplary vetting standards, candidate care, Fair payment for staff and ethical practices to meet the criteria.

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If you feel this is the role for you then please apply now with your 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.

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