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Teaching Assistant Year 1

Job description

Position: Teaching Assistant

Year: 1

Start date: 24th February 2020 (with the opportunity it will lead to a permanent contract)

Area: Caerphilly

Interview: An observational trial will be help prior with instant feedback.  


Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit a welsh speaking Teaching Assistant to work in a Year 1 class in a Welsh Medium Primary School in the Caerphilly area. The successful candidate will have prior experience working as a Teaching Assistant in a Primary School and will ideally be familiar with the Foundation Phase setting.

Other prior experience with Tric a Chlic would be advantageous also.

The ability to communicate effectively through the medium of welsh is essential for this post.


About the school

The Primary School is a Welsh-medium primary school situated near Ystrad Mynach in the county of Caerphilly. There are 250+ pupils between three and eleven years old on roll, including 30 part-time nursery age pupils. The school’s vision is to create a safe, supportive and happy environment through support, encouragement and respect.


To be considered for the role

Teaching Personnel will work on behalf of the school to ensure that each candidate is fully vetted prior to working in the school. This includes ensuring that each candidate is registered with the Education Workforce Council and has an Enhanced CHILD ONLY DBS, (we can fully support you in obtaining this).



If you believe that you would be suitable for this role, please attach a cover note and an updated CV to your application.


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

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