Welsh Language Support Officer

Job Purpose: To work as part of the Welsh team, promoting and encouraging the use of Welsh language within the classroom on a daily basis. To support learners with all aspects of Welsh development.

In this exciting role you will offer opportunities for Welsh speakers and learners to learn, use or improve their Welsh language skills by facilitating informal programmes of activities and supporting them to successfully complete bilingual/Welsh-medium assessments. You will liaise with local and national practitioners to ensure vocational relevance and work with Cyfleoedd to develop further Welsh language placement, training or employment opportunities.

The Welsh Language Support Officers will work with departments of priority areas namely Health and Social Care, Services to People and Creative Arts.

The ideal candidate will be fluent in Welsh (written and oral) and it would be beneficial to have experience or knowledge of the use of Welsh in the workplace and using Welsh, motivating learners of all ages and backgrounds. 

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Job Information Pack 

Bridgend College recognises its responsibility to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all students.  We apply a rigorous process of checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children and vulnerable adults.   The above post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure for child and adult workforce and registration as a FE Learning Support Worker with the Education Workforce Council. 

Bridgend College understands the value of providing services in Welsh and the need to grow its bilingual workforce. We therefore encourage applications from candidates who are able to demonstrate good Welsh language skills. Please specify in your personal statement whether you would prefer to have your assessment/interview conducted in Welsh.

We are actively seeking to improve representation from all sections of the community and promoting equality of opportunity.  We welcome applications from everyone, including people from different backgrounds and communities, and of different ages. 

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability if their application meets the essential criteria for the post, and consider them on their abilities. We can also offer reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process. 

Please note there may be a requirement for a second stage interview or assessment.

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