Ysgol Bro Gwaun – Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship (x2)

Job Description

Teaching Assistant Apprentice

30 hours per week

£144.30 per week

Closing date – 2 weeks from date posted

As a teaching assistant, you would support teachers and help children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom.

Job roles will include:

  •  Working within a secondary school full-time as a Teaching Assistant
  •  Supporting pupils with additional learning needs (ALN)
  •  Supporting pupils with their numeracy
  •  Supporting pupils with their literacy
  •  Supporting pupils with their ICT skills
  •  Be involved in displays and preparing resources
  •  Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
  •  Understand the safeguarding and behaviour policy and their role within these policies
  •  Working with children aged 11 to 18 years
  •  Supporting a teacher in various roles within the classroom
  •  Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working in schools

Desirable personal qualities 

  •  Any previous experience working with children
  •  Any previous experience with special educational needs (SEN)
  •  Strong English & Mathematics
  •  Communicational skills relevant to both children and adults
  •  Competent skills in numeracy, literacy and ICT
  •  Ability to self-manage and organise own time
  •  Reliable
  • Smart appearance
  •  Professional attitude
  •  A level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required
  •  Ambitious and hard working
  •  Desire to be a positive role model to young people

Essential Criteria

  •  An eagerness to learn more about becoming a Teaching Assistant
  •  A passion for working with children
  •  Possess relevant qualities including patience and communication
  •  Ability to show professionalism at all times
  •  Ability to listen and learn from more experienced staff

Qualifications required

Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths

A GCSE qualification in Welsh

Welsh Language requirements

A high level of spoken and written Welsh


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