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Secondary Teaching Assistant role (full time) - Cardiff

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Job description

- Permanent full time post supporting students with social, emotional and mental health issues who can sometimes display challenging behaviour. 

- Guaranteed work and excellent experience for those who are looking to start a career in education and gain more knowledge of working with children with complex needs 

- Building good rapport and acting as a role model for students helping them to achieve their full learning potential. 


Teaching Personnel are working closely with a Secondary school in Cardiff to appoint a teaching assistant to support students within the school who have additional learning needs. The role would include: 

- Working on a 1:1 basis and small group basis with students 

- Assisting the class teacher in engaging students and managing classroom behaviour 

- Intervention to ensure they are progressing well academically 

- Participating in actvities and extra curricular projects

- Building positive relationships with students and encouraging them to reach their full potential 

- Working closely with other teaching assistants and class teachers to track pupis' progress 


This role is full time based in Cardiff and the hours are 8:30am - 3:45pm. 


What makes a good teaching assistant? 

- Someone with enthusiasm, passion and who is determined to help pupils learn 

- A calm and positively influencing manner 

- A person who is relatable and approachable 

- Commitment to working hard to ensure pupils are given the best chance 


No experience necessary however experience of working with children previously is beneficial. 

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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