Apprentice Teaching Assistant Wolverham 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: 27 Oct 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

    Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 – 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    17 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001230779

  • 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

  • Communication 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

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 qualifications) to train as primary school teachers.

Things to consider

All applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check undertaken & approved before representing the school.

About the employer

A Primary School Setting working with children aged 4 – 11 years.

Employer

Wolverham Primary School

Address

9 Milton Road

Ellesmere Port

CH65 5AT

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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: 27 Oct 2017