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Ysgol Bro Gwaun - Student Support and Restorative Officer Apprentice

Welsh Government
Ysgol Bro Gwaun Heol Dyfed, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, Pembrokeshire SA65 9DR
£8 per hour
Closing date
10 Oct 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
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About the apprenticeship


To provide an effective, flexible and adaptable response to the individual needs of students
To provide one to one support to individual learners as necessary
To meet with individuals, listen to students, offer advice, support and monitor where necessary
To support the efficient running of the school's Restorative Room -the alternative to fixed term exclusion on a one to one or very small group basis as and when required.
To support the school in its restorative approaches to maintaining high levels of behaviour for learning.
To establish and maintain links with other relevant members of the school's wellbeing and achievement team.
To work closely with The School Inclusion Officer and Deputy Headteacher to familiarise yourself with the support systems within the school and external agencies.
To be involved in offering support to students about welfare issues which will include emotional issues and personal problems.
To be responsible for developing resources relating to student wellbeing and liaise with colleagues regarding their distribution.

Additional information

£8 Per hour (For the first 12 months, then increased to national minimum age wage, for 4 months)



Experience and Job-Related Aptitudes
Experience in working with young people in an education setting
Understanding of Restorative Justice approaches and strategies
Experience in positive behaviour management approaches
Ability to engage and motivate learners
A genuine commitment to improving life chances for young people
Professional integrity and high expectations
Willingness to work hard and go the extra mile for young people
Warmth, sensitivity and a good sense of humour
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of people including parents, students, school staff and professionals outside of the school setting
Experience in Emotional Literacy strategies
An understanding of BESd support strategies
An understanding of ASD support strategies
Specific qualifications in the field of emotional literacy support or emotions coaching.
Appropriate knowledge of general first aid.
Basic understanding and use of technology i.e. computer, video, photocopier.
Evidence of working constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.
The ability to speak Welsh is highly desirable.


Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Achieve More Training Ltd

Training provider course:
Supporting Teaching and Learning level 3

About the employer

Ysgol Bro Gwaun
Heol Dyfed,
SA65 9DR

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements



Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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