Apprentice Teaching Assistant St Edward's Catholic (Aided) Primary School

As a teaching assistant you would support teachers and help children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom.

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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mondy - Froday between the hours of 8 – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    02 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001219133

  • Positions

    1 available

Job Roles Will Include:

  • Working within a Primary school full-time as a Teaching Assistant.
  • Supporting pupils with their numeracy.
  • Supporting pupils with their literacy.
  • Supporting pupils with their ICT skills.
  • Be involved in displays and preparing resources.
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks.
  • Understand the safeguarding and behaviour policy and their role within these policies.
  • Working with children aged 4 – 11 years.
  • Supporting a teacher in various roles within the classroom.
  • Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working in schools.

Essential Criteria:

  • An eagerness to learn more about becoming a Teaching Assistant.
  • A passion for working with children.
  • Possess relevant qualities including patience and communication.
  • Ability to show professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to listen and learn from more experienced staff.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Any previous experience working with children.
  • Strong English & Mathematics.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communicational skills relevant to both children and adults.
  • Competent skills in numeracy, literacy and ICT.
  • Ability to self-manage and organise own time.

Personal qualities

  • Reliable.
  • Smart appearance.
  • Professional attitude.
  • A level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required.
  • Ambitious – hard working.
  • Desire to be a positive role model to young people.

Qualifications required

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of A*-C GCSE grades in Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

This role could lead on to further employment as a level 2 Teaching Assistant. Candidates could also go on to achieve their Level 3 Qualification. Some candidates also go on to university (if they already hold relevant A-Level qualifications) to train as primary school teachers.

Things to consider

DBS check will be required. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

We are a busy but friendly school, with lots going on.

Employer

St Edward's Catholic (Aided) Primary School

Address

Taunton Street

Liverpool

L15 4ND

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Training provider

  • CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)
  • Employers Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and ICT
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Training provider

WIRRAL METROPOLITAN COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by J.M. EDUCATION LIMITED

Contact

Ella Hudson 0151 609 1193 ella@jmret.com


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Closing date: 28 Aug 2017