Teaching personnel are currently recruiting for a confident Teaching Assistant to join the school faculty starting as soon as possible. It will be a full-time position Monday - Friday with an hourly rate of £10. You will be required to support pupils with social, emotional mental health. A great Cardiff location (CF5 Area) means that transport and travel routes are easily accessible to get to the school as well as onsite parking.
The ideal Teaching Assistant…
- Be able to work Monday - Friday
- Have extensive experience with Mental health, such as depression, extreme anxiety, bi-polar and OCD
- Confident with 1:1 support
- Care or Psychology background (preferred not essential)
- Not be fazed by any situation that may arise or easily offended
You will be required to work 1:1 and with small groups of pupils to help each individual communicate effectively and develop their confidence. It is important to encourage independence and forward thinking while in school to help prepare the pupil for adult life. Your role will be to build a rapport with the pupils and help them open up to enhance their development.
The school provides a specialised base unit that is outside of mainstream school to ensure the pupils have a safe place to go when it becomes overwhelming. You will be based within this unit throughout your placement but will be expected to work outside of the unit for additional lessons throughout the day. The school has a large team of teaching assistants who are excited to welcome a new member to the team.
If you are interested in this role, please click the 'apply' button now!