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Portmead Primary School: Teaching Assistant

Cyngor Abertawe
The governors are seeking to appoint an excellent and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated and skilled team of professionals in our happy and caring school. The post is temporary in the first instance.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has proven ability and expertise, and can demonstrate the highest standards of learning support. The successful candidate will be a creative thinker who embraces change and believes in teamwork and collaboration.

Responsibilities will include supporting learners to achieve their full potential, facilitating high quality learning activities, and taking an active role in the life of the school. You will be responsible for working with groups of children for a range of activities under the direction of the class teacher. You will also be working with children with a range of specific additional needs, this may be 1:1 or within small group.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Is able to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Has excellent communication skills and is committed to building positive relationships with pupils, parents and staff.
  • Has experience of working across the primary phase setting and in delivering high quality teaching and learning.
  • Has the passion and energy to make a difference to pupils and can enthuse, motivate and engage children in all areas of learning.
  • Is able to support children with a range of additional learning needs.
  • Is flexible and reactive to the needs of pupils in their care.
  • Is committed to high standards and is willing to help develop high quality learning experiences.
  • Will be willing to contribute to the broader life of the school community.

We can offer you:
  • An excellent opportunity and scope to develop your own skills and to make a contribution to whole school improvement.
  • Access to high quality CPD.
  • The chance to work as part of a dedicated, friendly and highly supportive team.

Completed forms should be returned by Email to: for the attention of Allison Evans.

Closing Date: 24 November 2023 (12 noon)
Shortlisting: 27 November 2023
Interviews: 4 December 2023

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Subject to term time only adjustment if appointment date is after the start of the academic year.

Application form - school-based support staff (Word doc) [134KB]
Portmead Primary School - Teaching Assistant Level 2 job description (PDF) [134KB]