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Teaching Assistant

Job Description:

This role commences in September 2020 and involves working as a 1:1 teaching assistant with a year 5 pupil in a mainstream setting who needs additional support in the classroom and around the school. This child sometimes struggles to behave correctly and needs a role model to show them how to behave appropriately in the classroom and on the play yard. Additionally, you will need to prompt the child to stay on task and help with their academic work when needed. You may also need to provide support to small groups of pupils to help with their English and Maths.

The School:

This Primary School located in Cwmbran provide an exciting and challenging journey of discovery, filled with opportunities to unlock individual talent and potential. The staff at this school are highly motivated to learn, co-operate with and value others at school, home and in the community. The school develop independent learners and thinkers who are confident and well prepared to become responsible and reliable adults. In the schools latest inspection ESTYN commented that pupil’s wellbeing and attitudes towards learning are very strong. Additionally, the mentioned that nearly all pupils behave very well in lessons and at break times. They are polite, caring and tolerant of the needs of others, and demonstrate high levels of respect towards everyone in the school.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Have confidence and resilience when dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Be engaging and pro-active when working with pupils
  • Demonstrate good patience and nursing personality
  • Show strong levels of compassion and empathy
  • Have the ability to support pupils in their academic work
  • Previous experience as a teaching assistant not needed


If this 1:1 teaching assistant role is one that interests you then apply now to register your interest. This teaching assistant role is starting in September so apply now and get the ball rolling. Once your application with us is successful the school will conduct their own video interview to make sure you’re suited for the job.


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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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