Job: Welsh Speaking- Learning Support Assistant

Location: Merthyr Tydfil

Date: Apr 30, 2021

About the Position

VES is seeking Learning Support Assistants to work in Welsh medium primary schools in the Caerphilly area. Due to the number of vacancies we have available the ideal candidates will be those who can adapt their approach to work with children across both the Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2.  Candidates for this vacancy could be expected to cover within various schools in the area on both a short and long term basis.  Previous experience within a welsh medium school is preferred but is not essential providing the candidate is a fluent Welsh speaker.

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 2 CACHE, Level 3 CACHE, BTEC, NNEB, Degree or equivalent
  • Ability to speak fluent Welsh

What we Offer in Return

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • A dedicated Account Manager
  • Local work
  • 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 fund

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.