Ysgol Maes Y Mynydd – Teaching Assistant Opportunity

Vacancy Description


Classroom AssistantSector:Education and TrainingAs 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.

– Supporting pupils with special educational needs (SEN).

– 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 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:

– 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.

Training provided

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

Preferred Learning Provider


Learning Provider Course

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2 Certificate (C&G) 5011136X

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.

Qualification(s) Required

2 GCSE at C or equivalent English at C or equivalent Maths at C or equivalent

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No. Welsh Written Skills: No.

Interview arrangements


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