Job: Teaching Assistant

Location: Caerphilly

Date: Sep 30, 2022

About the Position

Job: Learning Support Assistant

Salary: £66.56 per day

Start date: As soon as possible

Sector: Primary Schools

Duration: Ongoing

Valley Education Services Ltd (VES) is an established provider of temporary staff to schools across South Wales.  We are one of four preferred suppliers for schools within Rhonnda Cynon Taff aswell as being an NPS Framework Provider for the Welsh Government! VES’ success has led us to establish two offices in Merthyr Tydfil and Llantrisant 

VES is looking to appoint qualified Learning Support Assistants, to work in schools in the Caerphilly area.  The candidate needs to be hardworking and committed to their role within the classroom.  Learning Support Assistants may be required to work with children on a one to one basis, as well as in small groups, so it is vital that the candidates for these roles can be open to various methods of providing support. These vacancies are to cover planned and unplanned absences such as sicknesses, maternity, paternity and courses.

All staff, temporary working and candidates must be aware of VES' Safeguarding Policy and must follow all procedures to protect children and vulnerable adults. VES are committed to protecting children and vulnerable adults through a careful recruitment and selection process, a whistle blowing policy and guidance on appropriate behaviour. VES’s rigorous procedures ensure that any candidate found to have a history of unacceptable conduct or practice, will not be placed.

Applicants Require


VES are looking for Learning Support Assistants with the following qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant
  • NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • CAHCE Level 2 Supporting Teaching & Learning
  • CACHE Level 3 Supporting Teaching & Learning
  • CACHE Level 2 in CCLD
  • CACHE Level 3 CCLD
  • BTEC National Certificate in Childhood Studies (Nursery Nursing)
  • BA Hons Childhood Degree

If you’re qualification is not listed above but you would like to know if you can work with VES, please call us.

What you’ll need to register:

All candidates who register with VES MUST have the below:

  • An enhanced DBS check which is subscribed to the Update Service or willing to undergo one with VES (Please note all DBS’ must be in the correct category and must state that you are working with the Child Workforce.)
  • Registration with the Education Workforce Council (EWC)
  • Minimum of two referees, to cover the last 24 months of employment.
  • Complete our online Safeguarding course
  • Have one of the above course

What we Offer in Return

  • Dedicated and supportive Account Manager in your area
  • Fully comply with the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR)
  • Potential long-term positions
  • Local work
  • NPS Framework Provide for the Welsh Government
  • CPD Training Opportunities
  • E-mail and SMS Verification of bookings