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Job: Teaching Assistant

Location: Rhondda Cynon Taf

Date: Apr 01, 2020

About the Position

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 three offices in Merthyr Tydfil, Llantrisant and Swansea.

VES quickly become the go to agency for schools across Wales looking to fill their vacancies with experienced and inspiring supply teachers and support staff and is also the first Welsh company to achieve the Apsco Compliance + accreditation. So, if you’re looking for short- or long-term placement opportunities, VES can help!

VES is looking to appoint qualified Level 3 Learning Support Assistants, to work in schools in the Rhondda area (Ferndale, Treorchy, Porth & Tonypandy).  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.

Applicants Require

  • An enhanced DBS check which is subscribed to the update service or be willing to undergo one with VES (N.B all DBS checks must state that you are working with the Child Workforce in line with DBS guidelines)
  • Registration with the Education Workforce Council (EWC)
  • Details of two referees, to cover the last 24 months of employment history
  • Level 3 CACHE, BTEC, NNEB, Degree or equivalent

What we Offer in Return

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • A dedicated Account Manager
  • Local work
  • Training opportunities
  • E-mail and SMS verification of bookings
  • Full compliance with the AWR (Agency Workers Regulations)
  • No charges for payroll or admin

    * Please note, our daily rate is inclusive of holiday fun

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.