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SEN Learning Support Assistant

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Job description

A specialised school in Cardiff are looking for enthusiastic teaching assistants to join them in September. The school caters for pupils aged 3 to 19 who have additional needs such as Severe Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities.

The school is committed to providing a safe, secure and healthy environment for all our learners and staff and is looking for someone who will share their values and work positively to make a difference to school life. 

Your role will be to:

  • Supporting pupils with a range of additional needs
  • Promoting a safe learning environment by adhering to all School guidelines and policies
  • Working 1:1 within class sizes of 6-8 pupils
  • Using creative curriculums as a way of engaging students
  • Using praise, commentary and assistance to encourage the pupil to concentrate and stay on task
  • To provide regular feedback on the pupil’s learning and behaviour to the teacher and SENCO

Minimum Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience working with children in a capacity including Youth Worker, Schools, Coaching or Nursing
  • Be a team player with excellent communication skills; written and verbal
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • A passion for supporting children
  • A DBS on the Update Service, or be willing to apply for one at a cost of GBP40 for the DBS and GBP13 for the Update Service.
  • References from your two most recent employers.
  • A full driving Licence as transport can be limited.


Please enquire today as we are continuing to process all applications during the current climate in Wales. All interviews will take place remotely. For more information - please get in touch with Bethan on 029 2115 1979 and she will be more than looking forward to speaking with you. 


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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