Nursery Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel
Blaenau Ffestiniog
Up to £10,000
21 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Position: Teaching Assistant

Pay: £10 per hour per day including National Insurance, Pension and Holiday Pay.

Start Date: January 4th 2020

End Date: 20th July 2020 (with the possibility of extending depending on how the successful candidate progresses)

Interview/Observation Trial: Trials will be held after being fully vetted.

Closing date: 11 December 2020

Teaching Personnel are working closely with a client school in Blaenau Gwent who are looking for a fluent welsh speaking Teaching Assistant to work in a Nursery Class in a fluent welsh medium Primary School until the summer term.

About the school

The school serves a wide area and pupils come from all corners of the county. There are 256 pupils between 3 and 11 years old on roll, including 47 nursery age pupils. Welsh is the main medium of the school’s life and work. There are 10 mixed-age classes, including two part-time nursery classes, at the school.

Around 7% of pupils are eligible for free schools meals. This is significantly lower than the national average of 18%. The school has identified that around 11% of pupils have special educational needs. This is lower than the national figure of 21%. Many pupils come from English-speaking homes. Around 21% come from Welsh-speaking homes.

Essential for this role:

- The ability to communciate effectively and confidently through the medium of welsh.

- A CHILD ONLY Enhanced DBS (We can help you obtain this if you haven’t already got one).

- You will need to be registered with the Education Workforce Council as a Support Learning Worker. Education Workforce Council (EWC) is the independent regulator in Wales for Teachers, Further Education Teachers and learning support staff. Registration with the EWC is a legal requirement for anyone who works in a Welsh School.

Desirable for this role:

- Previous experience working in the education or care sector. Although desirable, it is not essential.

We would welcome applications from any background, however the ability to communicate through the medium of welsh is essential for this post.


Please apply with an up to date CV and Lisa will be in touch within 24 working hours to notify if you’ve been shortlisted.

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