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Teaching Assistant/General Support – Cardiff

Are you an enthusiastic and committed individual, interested in education and care?

Want to earn an income whilst only working days that suit you on a week to week basis?

This Teaching Assistant role located in the Cardiff area is perfect for anyone wanting to work flexibly and gain experience working with children.

We strive to find a role that suits your requirements. No matter how little or often you wish to work around your other life commitments, we’ll find a work-life balance that fits you.

Do you have an interest in teaching? We can offer roles that cover classrooms or small groups. Do you have an interest in working with special educational needs to gain experience for future career aspirations? We can find one-one roles working with children who require additional support.

No experience or specific qualifications required.

Duties vary but can include:

  • General support with teacher duties
  • Helping with pupils learning and development, e.g. assisting those who are struggling, listening to pupils read, helping with number work etc.
  • Supervising pupils in the playground, dining hall, cloakrooms and in class
  • Keeping records of each pupil’s progress
  • Assisting with their health and hygiene
  • Helping students develop life skills and mentoring them to have a positive outlook
  • Working 1-1 with students, in small groups or helping with a class collectively

The Successful candidate will:

  • A positive and engaging attitude to education
  • A good standard of literacy and numeracy skills
  • 6 weeks experience of working with children (Desirable but not essential)
  • An enhanced DBS check with registration via the update service (This can be completed with us at Supply desk, if not already in receipt)
  • EWC registration/willing to apply for EWC registration
  • An enthusiastic attitude toward teaching and making a difference to young minds
  • The ability to travel to a school in Cardiff either by public transport or personal car/bicycle

What Supply Desk offers you:

  • Fulfillment in a job role where you can really make a difference
  • Flexible working hours, with weekly adjustments made by you to work around your other life commitments
  • Weekly pay at a rate of £60 – £70 per day
  • Access to CPD training such as; Safeguarding, Team Teach and Autism Awareness
  • Fully compliant with Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A dedicated team with a priority to support you

If you are interested in this role, please call Supply Desk Cardiff on 02920601860 or forward your CV to cardiff@supplydesk.co.uk

Salary dependent on experience and qualifications.


As a supply agency we have roles throughout South Wales, including Cardiff, Powys, Monmouthshire, Caerphilly, Bridgend, Torfaen, Newport, Merthyr etc. so, if this role sounds like something for you but not in the right area, please get in touch.

Do you know other great teachers or support staff? Simply refer them to us and reap the benefits of our referral scheme. We will pay you £100 for every person you refer to us once they have worked 5 days

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