£60 - 75 per day
Permanent | Full Time
Emotional wellbeing and Mental Health is now the priority of Welsh government’s COVID CATCH-UP funding for schools. As a result, three of my partner schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Aberdare are looking for resilient support staff who can really make a difference to a vulnerable child.
Funding is being allocated from the Welsh Governments COVID CATCH-UP budget to provide specific emotional wellbeing support for the pupils who require help from people like yourself who can add some consistency and empathy towards them. Generally the pupils do not come from households where there is any academic support, and while basic numeracy, literacy and Life skills are useful for LSA work – this role demands someone who is actively looking to build rapport with a child and understand what triggers certain behaviours and how can they be managed.
The schools are all situated in areas which are classed as ‘low income’. There are a high percentage of Free School Meals in the school and pupils who do not have access to computers or Wi-Fi at home. As with all schools, you have kids from all walks of life. The schools all work as a network and share best practice and support with staff development. None of the schools are in special measures and are making noticeable improvements with attitudes to learning and behaviour policies
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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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