SEN teaching assistant vacancy in Pontypridd

South Wales
£60 - £65 per day + Travel Scheme plus free professional training
13 Aug 2014
10 Sep 2014
Emma Thomas
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The job:
Randstad Cardiff are currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant for one of our biggest SEN schools in the Rhondda Cynon Taf area. The position will be taking place from the 1st of September, up until Christmas time, with the opportunity to go permanent for the new year. The role will be to support education and leanring in the schools autistic unit, to a range of pupils aged from nursery right up to school leavers. The rate of will be ?60 per day, and this is a full time role from Monday to Friday every week, 8:30-3:30pm. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience in working with children of all ages, from Key Stage One up to Key Stage Four.

The school:
Based in Pontypridd, our client is a local school for children with severe learning difficulties and those with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. The school provides a caring, safe, stimulating environment, for all pupils challenging them to achieve their maximum potential through equal access to an appropriate, individual and relevant curriculum. The school caters for children from Nursery age right through to School Leavers therefore they have a Nursery, Primary Department, Secondary Department and Autistic Department. The school can provide good quality links within the local community, and they fully utilise using all the local facilities that are on offer. The schools intention is to promote the well being of their pupil?s, their families, their own staff and their visitors.

The children:
The children at this school vary on different levels of learning abilities, and therefore classes are made up of pupils capability, rather than age. The successful candidate will have experience and a good knowledge of working with children with autism in particular, but also other additional learning needs as well such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, social and emotional behavioural disorders, severe and moderate learning difficulties. Challenging behaviour can seen here, and the control and restraint the school utilise is Team Teach. Team Teach training is something that Randstad Education can provide. The right candidate should possess an enthusiastic and motivated approach to learning, whilst creating a safe and stimulating environment for the children.

Randstad Education rewards our candidates significantly well. In return for working for us we will offer you:
* Excellent rates of pay with no hidden deductions
* Dedicated consultant with a 24hr on call facility
* Generous refer a friend scheme
* Periodical pay reviews
* Access to Randstad Education's Online CPD portfolio.
*Free professional training

All roles are subject to an enhanced DBS check and interview with Randstad Education.
Please be aware that all applicants MUST be able to obtain references for the last 2 years in full!

For more information, please apply online or contact Emma Thomas Tel.: 02920 340740, Email: