• Lleoliad: Newport,
  • Testun: Cymorth
  • Cytundeb: Dros dro
  • Math o gyflog: Annual
  • Iaith: Saesneg
  • Dyddiad Cau: 04 Mehefin , 2023 12:00 y.b

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Teaching Assistant - L2 - Ysgol Bryn Derw

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Teaching Assistant - L2 - Ysgol Bryn Derw
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Post No. POSN001004 - Teaching Assistant - L2 - Ysgol Bryn Derw

Intended start date: September 2023

Ysgol Bryn Derw are seeking to appoint inspirational Level 2 Teaching Assistants for a unique opportunity to contribute to whole school and class-based initiatives in a growing school that received Excellent ratings in 4 out of 5 Estyn Inspection Areas in March 2020.

Ysgol Bryn Derw is based across 2 sites in Newport and in September 2023 will support the provision of education for 114 children aged from 3 years to 19 years who have been diagnosed with ASD, also present with additional complex needs such as severe learning difficulties or highly challenging behaviour, and require a specialised environment.

The school aims to provide the highest possible standards of education and support for all its pupils regardless of their level of educational need and is equipped with a range of specialised facilities including a Rebound Therapy room, 5 sensory rooms, a Touch Therapy room, 4 soft play rooms, 2 Independent Living Skills rooms and 2 allotment areas.

The Governing Body is looking to appoint Level 2 TAs, in this role you will be responsible for delivering learning under the direction of the class teacher and supporting the educational and personal needs of pupils.

You will have experience, as a Teaching Assistant, of working with pupils with ASD/complex needs and a knowledge of strategies to support communication and regulation for people with ASD and of supporting challenging behaviour.

All staff at Ysgol Bryn Derw receive a significant CPD offer, recent training has included Team Teach, Intensive Interaction, Attention Autism and PECS. You will be someone who is passionate and highly motivated to achieve the best outcomes for the young people at the school and have the vision to create an outstanding educational environment. If you are looking for a new challenge within the SEN sector, and are committed to making a difference for young people with ASD then this opportunity could be for you!

Candidates will be expected to:

- Work under the guidance of teaching staff and or/members of the school leadership team

- To support individuals and groups of pupils to enable access to learning

- To assist the teacher with the management of pupils in the classroom and beyond

Level 2 posts are for 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (typically 8.45am-3.45pm Monday-Friday, term-time only).


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check).

Closing date: Sunday 4th June 2023

Shortlisting: Monday 5th June 2023

Interviews: Week of 12th June 2023

We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Newport City Council is committed to working towards its workforce being more representative of the population that we serve and particularly welcomes applications from people from the minority ethnic communities represented (or living) in the city. Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.

Our values – Courageous, Positive and Responsible

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