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Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant Role:

  • Provide 1:1 and group support for children who need additional help
  • Reading and Writing groups to raise attainment levels
  • Intervention groups for Maths and English to increase attainment levels
  • Work under the guidance of the classroom teacher to support children and control behaviour in the classroom
  • Creating resources for lessons
  • Encourage COVID-related rules to ensure safety of pupils and staff
  • Social and emotional support
  • Encourage positive behaviour in and around the school
  • Earn GBP60-GBP65 per day, above National Living Wage

The School:

  • This primary school is situated in the heart Risca
  • Rated ‘Good’ in all inspection areas by ESTYN
  • A vision of creating children who are ambitious and capable learners and are healthy, confident and independent individuals
  • “Pupils wellbeing and attitudes towards learning are strong” ESTYN
  • This school is currently a pioneer school and is working with the Welsh Government and other schools to take forward developments relating to health and wellbeing
  • “Nearly all pupils behave very well in lessons and at break times” ESTYN

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience working with children is desirable but not essential
  • Have a passion for wanting to make a positive difference in children’s lives
  • An energetic person who can be personable and enthusiastic while working as a Teaching Assistant
  • Have the ability to support small groups and children and on 1:1 basis
  • Candidates with a ‘can do’ attitude willing to take on a challenge


This role is a full time position to start when schools reopen. If the Teaching Assistant role is one that interests you then apply now to start your journey.  

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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