Ysgol Gymraeg Mornant – Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship


Location: Picton Road , Picton, Holywell CH89JQ

Subject: Apprenticeship

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Fixed Term

Salary Type: Monthly

Salary: £6 per hour

Start date: 05/09/2022

Have you been educated in a Welsh medium school?  Would you like to build up your skills further and enjoy a wonderful career opportunity as an apprentice teaching assistant at our happy Welsh medium  community primary school? This may be the perfect position for you. …..


Ydych chi wedi cael eich addysg trwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg? Hoffech chi ddatblygu eich sgiliau ymhellach ac elwa o gyfle gyrfa fendigedig fel prentis cynorthwyydd addysgu yn ein hysgol gynradd gymunedol hapus? Efallai mai dyma’r cyfle perffaith i chi.

Vacancy description:

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 primary school full-time as a Teaching Assistant
  • Support learners with their welsh language and literacy skills
  • 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
  • Promote the welsh culture
  • Working with children aged 4 to 11 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

Essential criteria:

  • This is a Welsh speaking school and therefore,  you should have had education in Welsh
  • 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

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
  • Personal qualities
  • 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


  • The Apprenticeship includes both on-the- job learning and off-the-job training which leads to nationally recognised qualifications


  • Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English/Welsh (first language) and Maths

Welsh written & speaking skills:

  • Essential

Apprenticeship to be undertaken:

  • Level 2 or 3 NVQ Supporting, Teaching and Learning



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