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Teaching Assistant

Location: Cardiff

Pay: GBP60-65 a day

Start date: Immediate (full-time)

Teaching Personnel are seeking a Teaching Assistant on a full-time basis to work in one of our partner schools in the centre of Cardiff.

The role:

Within this role, you will be expected to work with individuals and groups of pupils within a year 4 class – your main objective of working with these pupils is to help them succeed their targets that are outlined by the class teacher and help them access the lesson with ease. You will also be expected to:

  • Act with both a nurturing yet authoritative manner towards the children to help reinforce good behaviour and encourage good levels of self-esteem
  • Aid the class teacher with set up / clean up
  • Implement safeguarding procedures where necessary
  • Be aware of pupil problems/ progress/ achievements and report to the teacher as agreed
  • Attend to the pupils’ personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters
  • Provide clerical/ admin support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, collecting money etc.
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required

Ideal candidate:

  • Can remain calm yet proactive in challenging situations
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous, relevant experience
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning

If you feel that you are suitable for this role, then please apply today! If you are successful, you will be contacted by a consultant from the South Wales Primary team.

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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