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The Role – Teaching Assistant supporting year 7 pupil

Where - Secondary School Newport

When- ASAP

We are working closely with Headteacher in Newport to recruit a teaching assistant full time starting ASAP. This is due to additional funding for a pupil coming into year 7. In this teaching assistant role you would working 1:1 with a year 7 boy who has a statement of Special Educational Needs. You will be expected to form a positive relationship with the pupil and ensure that they are engaging in school life. This pupil will be accessing secondary mainstream education for the first time therefore they need someone who is patient, caring and supportive. 

The School

This Secondary School is based in Newport and has 1800 pupils on the roll with excellent modern facilities. In the school’s latest inspection ESTYN commented that pupils in the school show respect and good manner to each other, staff and visitor.

Ideal Teaching Assistant

  • Demonstrate good patience and a nursing personality
  • Show strong levels of compassion and empathy
  • Have experience working with children - After school clubs, youth work, coaching, care work
  • Be able to form positive relationships
  • Educated to GCSE level

How to apply - Click the link and follow the online instructions today.

**The school are looking to appoint no later than the end of September so interviews will be done asap**


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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