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Year 5 Teaching Assistant role (Cardiff)

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently looking for an enthusiastic, hard working and reliable Teaching Assistant for a long term opportunity (to go permanent for the right candidate) within one of our Primary schools, located in Cardiff (CF3), to start early March.

The school's most recent Estyn inspection highlights its very effective safeguarding environment and outstanding communication between teachers, pupils and parents/carers.
Their enthusiastic staff and management are looking to appoint an additional member to join their team due to the expansion of the school. You will be working as a general teaching assistant, providing full classroom, small groups and one-to-one Literacy & Numeracy support to children in Year 5.

The ideal candidate must have with a minimum of 1 term experience within the education sector and/or child care, OR be a recent graduate in the following : Education/Child Development, English, Maths, Drama, Sports, or Psychology.
Special Educational Needs experience and any other related/additional qualifications are beneficial but not compulsory. The school is looking for someone with a good academic background (minimum of GCSEs and A Levels inc. Maths and/or English - A* to C grades) and motivation to raise attainment. You must relate to children on an individual level as well as creating a fun and stimulating environment and maintaining high standards of education. The position would suit an individual looking to expand their experience in the Education sector and more specifically in a Primary school setting.

Applicants must :

- Have the legal right to work in the UK
- Hold a Child Workforce Only DBS registered on the Update Service (or be willing to apply for one - full assistance provided)
- Be registered with the Education Workforce Council (compulsory requirement in Wales) - please note that if you are living in England, you can still register with the EWC which will give you the opportunity to work on both sides of the border
- Provide two professional or character references
- Be available to interview and/or trial asap
- Be available to start on short notice
- Be living in Cardiff and/or have plans to move to Cardiff in the near future and/or be willing to travel to Cardiff

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your up-to-date CV along with a short cover statement.

Please note - if the above role isn't quite right for you BUT you would still like to engage in a position within the education sector, please be advised that we are currently recruiting for several roles to start ASAP, throughout South East and South West Wales, within all year groups from Nursery to Year 6. You can forward you CV or contact us via telephone for further information.

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.

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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