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Welsh Support Worker

Teaching Personnel

£10 per hour + PAYE


Temporary | Full Time



Do you like to make people smile?

Have you had, or would like, the opportunity to work with children?

Are you somebody that likes to work in an environment where no two days are the same?

Teaching Personnel is currently seeking an individual that is passionate about making a difference and would describe themselves as a caring person. The role involves providing support to individuals with learning difficulties within a Primary School or Primary schools across South East Wales. If you are the type of person that loves a new challenge every day, then working as a support worker in a school is the perfect position for you.

The ability to speak fluent welsh is essential for this post.


Position: Learning Support Worker

Pay: £10 per hour (PAYE – Including pension and NI contributions)

Location: South East Wales

To start: September 2020

Sector: Primary – Welsh Medium.


There is no experience required, however if you have an interest or personal experience dealing with the above or have studied psychology, counselling or health and social care then this will support your application.

You will be supporting vulnerable pupils that have needs surrounding:

Learning disabilities;

Emotional behavioural difficulties;

Challenging behaviour;

Physical disabilities;

Learning delays;

Mental health needs.

Working in a school offers several distinct benefits that are hard to find in other places of work. If you are considering working at a school. There are many reasons to work in a school that we are excited to share.

Benefits of working in the Education Sector:

-  a chance to influence the lives of young people;

- an opportunity to pass on knowledge and set a good example for the next generation of the members of your community;

- a genuinely out comes focused service

- every day will be different and involve you engaging in different activities with the pupil/s in question;

- opportunity to progress and grow within the organisation.

Job responsibilities will include:

- Engaging with pupils from all walks of life on a daily basis to support them to gain independence;

- Providing emotional support;

- Being emotionally resilient;

- Understanding and knowledge of safeguarding processes;

- Keeping record of support and writing care plans;

- Focusing on positive outcomes for the pupil/s you support;

- De-escalating challenging behaviour;

- Working in a team.

Essential for this role:

-  Must have a caring nature and be willing to support vulnerable people

-  The ability to communciate effectively and confidently through the medium of welsh.

-  A CHILD ONLY Enhanced DBS (We can help you obtain this if you haven’t already got one).

-  You will need to be registered with the Education Workforce Council as a Support Learning Worker. Education Workforce Council (EWC) is the independent regulator in Wales for Teachers, Further Education Teachers and learning support staff. Registration with the EWC is a legal requirement for anyone who works in a Welsh School.

Desirable for this role:

-Previous experience working in the education or care sector. Although desirable, it is not essential.


Next steps… To apply, simply apply within with a short message and an updated CV.

Applicants will be interviewed and vetted by Teaching Personnel in line with their standard procedures for all applicants seeking work in schools.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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