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Non-Maintained Language Development Teaching Assistant

Closing date: 27/09/2021

Reference: REQ103163

32.5 hours / Fixed-Term

24,982 - 27,041 *

Various Locations within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Applications are invited from practitioners with experience/qualification of teaching children aged 2 – 4 years to support non-maintained organisations to develop the children’s linguistic skills. 

The appointees are expected to work across Ceredigion and to be a valued member of the Education Improvement Team. Appointees will work term-time only on a fixed-term (2 terms) contract.

Possession of a full and valid driving licence is essential.

The Non – Maintained  Language Development Teaching Assistants will report to the the Senior Foundation Phase Advisory Teacher.

Applicants are expected to discuss the secondment with their current line managers before returning the application form.

Ceredigion County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Full and up-to-date disclosure will be required from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For more information contact Vanessa Bowen, Foundation Phase Senior Advisory Teacher  on 07855496467

The ability to communicate in both Welsh and English is essential to this post.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture

We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows: 

  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training