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Teaching Assistant - Cardiff

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As a Behaviour Mentor you will be involved in working with 1:1 with a pupil, and will also work in small group settings alongside mainstream classes. Other support staff will be helping to deliver tailored lessons that meet the specific needs of the individual. You will be actively supporting the pupils with their academic development and also support them in developing social and behavioural skills.

The ideal candidate for this role would be a graduate who has a desire to train as a teacher or a psychology graduate who aims to become a clinical / child psychologist in the near future. The right applicant will have a driven approach along with:

  • Experience of working with children that show challenging behaviour
  • Confidence in working with students that have Special Needs
  • A passion for helping students overcome barriers to learning
  • An understanding of how to establish positive working relationships
  • Ability to be a positive role model
  • Available for work immediately

Are you a sports graduate or an aspiring secondary teacher looking to work in high schools? If you are applying for a PGCE place or want to gain experience working alongside a driven and passionate team in South Wales, we currently have a vacancy that for the right candidate can give you the experience and knowledge to succeed.

The School and Position

  • Fixed term contract starting ASAP with possibilities of becoming permanent
  • Behavioural teaching assistant for secondary school pupils aged between 11-16
  • Excellent Modern school facilities catering for all academic needs
  • Large school with over 1000 pupils
  • Easy transport links. Close to bus & train routes
  • Educated to Degree level is preferred but not essential
  • Previous experience working within a school is desirable
  • Be confident and have the ability to build report with pupils and act as a mentor and support function
  • Work closely with the SENCO
  • Show a passion for education and the capabilities to work in challenging situations
  • Registered with the Education Workforce Council - Support can be given with this

As a company we have worked alongside schools within the South Wales area for over 10 years. Developing these relationships has enabled us to ensure we have the pupil's education and support at the forefront of every action.

If you have the passion, energy and experience relative to this position we would welcome you application and look forward to hearing from you.

Please send your CV through or call Teaching Personnel on 02920 660276

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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