BESD Teaching Assistant. Job in Cardiff Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1312364521-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: City, Cardiff
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

About the Position: We are currently recruiting for Teaching Assistants to join a Secondary school in Cardiff. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in providing support to students with BESD, supporting This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday, 08:30 am to 3:30 pm, with the option for part-time hours.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Provide one-on-one support to students with BESD, assisting them in overcoming behavioural challenges and achieving academic success.

Implement behaviour management strategies and interventions to promote positive outcomes for students.

Collaborate with teachers and other support staff to create individualised education plans (IEPs) tailored to each student's needs.

Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and respected.

Communicate effectively with parents, caregivers, and external professionals to ensure a holistic approach to student support.


Relevant experience working as a Teaching Assistant, particularly in supporting students with BESD.

Strong understanding of behaviour management techniques and strategies.

Empathy, patience, and resilience when working with students facing behavioural challenges.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Flexibility and adaptability to meet the evolving needs of students and school environments.


Experience working in both Special Educational Needs (SEN) settings and mainstream settings.

At Tradewind, we believe that our teachers are our greatest asset, and we are dedicated to providing you with the best possible support and opportunities for development, including:

Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice.

Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College.

Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions all available, all local to you.

Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running.

We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer. How to Apply: For more information or to apply for this exciting opportunity, please contact Linzi Davies on (phone number removed) or send your email to (url removed). Alternatively, click the apply button to submit your application.

Tradewind Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. You must have the right to work in the UK as we cannot offer sponsorship for temporary placements.