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Welsh Speaking LSA Vacancy

Job description

Due to an increase in demand, Teaching Personnel are currently looking for teaching assistants to work in the Swansea & Carmarthenshire area's on a supply basis. We have full time, part time and ad-hoc positions available and are therefore flexible around personal requirements and availability. You will need to be registered with the Education Workforce Council (EWC) and have a relevant child based qualification or experience of working within a child care setting. As the positions available are in Welsh Medium schools you will need to be able to communicate fluently in Welsh.

You will need:

  • To be registered with the Education Workforce Council;
  • To be a fluent Welsh speaker;
  • Relevant experience of working with children/ young people within the last three years;
  • To be prepared to adhere to the Teaching Personnel registration process and compliance procedure.

Teaching Personnel can offer a dedicated recruitment consultant to work on your behalf and ongoing training to aid your career progression.

Additional Information:

The job of a teaching or classroom assistant is a now vital resource for the teacher where the position in heavily relied upon in the classroom.

We will consider experienced learning support assistants (LSAs) who have previously held a job in a primary school or assisted a pupil in the role in a secondary school, but do not hold any of the above qualifications.

Jobs in Additional Learning Needs (ALN) - a large number of our jobs are in ALN and we fill many vacancies in schools with candidates who have particular experience in working with children classified as below:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD);
  • Dyslexia;
  • Dyspraxia;
  • Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI);
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD);
  • Profound and Moderate Learning Difficulties (PMLD);
  • Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD);
  • Severe Learning Difficulties.


Duties of a Teaching Assistant:

  • Assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the Head Teacher, ALNCO and Class Teachers;
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes (IEP) for students and help monitor their progress;
  • Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities;
  • Assist class teachers with maintaining student records;
  • Support students with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills.

What can you expect from Teaching Personnel?

  • A dedicated consultant
  • Regular and varied teaching supply work;
  • Competitive pay rates;
  • Potential long-term teaching roles;
  • Fully compliant with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR);
  • Network of branches across the UK;
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme;
  • Respected reputation throughout the education and recruitment industry.


Please contact Chris at Teaching Personnel for more information on this job vacancy, on 01792 473 300, or use send a copy of your CV over and we'll be in touch.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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