We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Teaching Assistant Level 2 – Cardigan Primary School

Closing date: 07/07/2022

Reference: REQ103996

32.5 hours / Temporary

19,264 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

‘Learn together, grow together’

‘Committed to providing a high-quality inclusive education in an

environment that enables all our children to succeed.’


  • provide a safe and stimulating learning environment that supports the physical and emotional well-being of all our children in order to become healthy, confident individuals
  • give every child a flying start in life by implementing various approaches to learning that are skills based and promote engagement in their learning
  • encourage our children to be enterprising and creative contributors, to develop and nurture confidence, self-esteem, respect and pride in themselves and one another
  • provide challenging, broad experiences that will enable children to contribute confidently in a bilingual society and nurture an awareness of their cultural heritage and national identity as citizens of Wales and the world
  • celebrate children’s achievements and continuing progress through effective  assessment techniques, moving their learning forward and establishing high standards
  • encourage a climate of child-centred learning to ensure that our children develop the ability to learn independently that challenges them to realise and reach their full potential
  • to develop an effective partnership with parents based on respect and encourage them to become active participants in their child’s learning

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

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
Cardigan is the historic gateway into Ceredigion from the south west.
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