Gower College Swansea

Teaching Assistant

Swansea, Swansea (Abertawe)
£11.10 - £11.52 per hour
02 Feb 2023
10 Feb 2023
Job Level
Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Part Time

You will be responsible for providing educational and personal assistance to students with learning and/or physical difficulties ensuring that their support needs in an educational context are fully met. You will provide one-to-one or small group support under the direction of the Lecturer in the classroom and via online remote delivery, assisting with the development of the learners’ literacy and numeracy skills and oral and written instruction both in person and virtually online.

You will act as a reader and prompter and ensure that reasonable adjustments are put in place for examinations and assessments. You will also support the learners outside the classroom as required e.g. on College trips, in public spaces, during lunch breaks and on journeys as necessary.

You will be educated to GCSE level with passes in Maths and English (grades A-C) or equivalent. Experience of working with students with learning and physical difficulties would be a distinct advantage. Good IT skills and experience using online communication / teaching tools are essential for this role.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will be treated no less favourably than applications submitted in English.  Gower College Swansea recognises the importance of delivering its services in Welsh and recognises the need to grow its bilingual workforce.  We therefore encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate good Welsh Language skills

Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy.  If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).  

28 days holiday pro rata, plus 5 closure days and 8 bank holidays pro rata, Local Government Pension scheme, a range of employee benefits including salary sacrifice schemes, staff discounts and free parking.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.