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Flexible Work Available in Education - Newport

Supply Desk
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you a positive and caring individual looking for paid and flexible work around other life commitments? Maybe you are a student looking to gain paid experience? or a new mum finding your way back into work?

This Teaching Assistant role located in Newport and surrounding areas, is perfect for anyone wanting to gain experience working with children.

We can find a role that suits your requirements. Work flexibly with the ability to adjust your availability on a weekly basis.

With a variety of opportunities available, from general cover roles, subject specific roles or special educational needs support, we can find the type of work that best suits your requirements and interests.

No experience or specific qualifications required.

Duties vary but can include:

General support with teacher duties
Helping with pupils learning and development, e.g. assisting those who are struggling, listening to pupils read, helping with number work etc.
Supervising pupils in the playground, dining hall, cloakrooms and in class
Keeping records of each pupil's progress
Assisting with their health and hygiene
Helping students develop life skills and mentoring them to have a positive outlook
Working 1-1 with students, in small groups or helping with a class collectively
Do you have a passion and drive to manage more?

We can also offer cover supervisor roles. As a cover supervisor you will manage a classroom during a teacher's absence, you will hand out work provided by a teacher and keep the classroom on task, helping children where appropriate.

The Successful candidate will:

A positive and engaging attitude to education
A good standard of literacy and numeracy skills
6 weeks experience of working with children (Desirable but not essential)
An enhanced DBS check with registration via the update service (This can be completed with us at Supply desk, if not already in receipt)
EWC registration/willing to apply for EWC registration
An enthusiastic attitude toward making a difference to young minds
The ability to travel to a school in or around Newport either by public transport or personal car/bicycle
What Supply Desk offers you:

Fulfillment in a job role where you can really make a difference
Flexible working hours, with weekly adjustments made by you to work around your other life commitments
Weekly pay at a rate of £60 - £80 per day for TA positions and £70 - £80 per day for Cover Supervisor roles
Access to CPD training such as; Safeguarding, Team Teach and Autism Awareness
Fully compliant with Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
A dedicated team with a priority to support you
If you are interested in this role, please call Supply Desk Cardiff on or forward your CV to

Salary dependent on experience and qualifications.

As a supply agency we have roles throughout South Wales, including Cardiff
Bridgend, Monmouthshire, Caerphilly, Bridgend, Torfaen, Merthyr, Powys, RCT etc. so, if this role sounds like something for you but not in the right area, please get in touch.

Do you know other great teachers or support staff? Simply refer them to us and reap the benefits of our referral scheme. We will pay you £100 for every person you refer to us once they have worked 5 days
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