TEACHING ASSISTANTS (2 POSTS
2 posts @ 27½ hours per week over 5 days and term-time only
(£18,795 - £19,171 Pro Rata - actual salary starts from £11,988)
Start date 1st September 2020
Dylan Thomas Community School is a happy and safe school where the needs of all pupils are catered for and taken into account. Estyn rated our school as Good in our 2016 Inspection and stated that, with respect to Wellbeing, “pupils feel safe in school”. You will play a key part in ensuring that this continues.
Governors are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support, inclusion and integration of children with special educational needs.
Applicants should have previous experience as a Teaching Assistant or a good working knowledge of working with children in a similar capacity.
Successful candidates will have a dedication to furthering pupils learning & development, together with the ability to use initiative and creativity. Supporting pupils inside as well as outside the classroom, under the direction of the ALNCo you will contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school. You will play an integral part in the school life of pupils and you should have an empathy and interest in working with pupils with special educational needs.
Ideally, candidates for this position will be experienced Teaching Assistants or will be able to demonstrate previous experience of working with children. The role will require the ability to relate well to young people, develop effective working relationships with pupils and parents and have excellent communication and behaviour management skills.
Dylan Thomas Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Please click apply to download an application form.
Closing date Friday 12th June 2020
Shortlisting Week beginning Monday 15th June 2020
Interviews may be conducted by video link if schools remain closed as they presently are. We do hope that face to face interviews will be possible but will confirm the arrangements closer to the date.
Dylan Thomas Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.