Christian Youth Worker Apprentice ARCHWAY LEARNING TRUST

The Apprentice Christian Youth Workers will help build a supportive environment in which students can explore and develop their social, academic and spiritual potential.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 22 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to begin a career in education.

Working primarily with children aged 11- 16, the roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Helping set up and arranging activities
  • Helping set up the classroom
  • Helping supervise the children in the classroom
  • Providing general care and welfare to students
  • Help with lesson planning
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs
  • Build relationship with other teachers, staff and parents
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the Teacher
  • Assist with the planning of learning activities
  • Monitor pupils' responses to learning activities and accurately record achievements/progress as directed
  • To attend parents' evenings, open days and meetings with parents/carers and other professionals as required
  • To assist in escorting students on educational visits and to participate in extra-curricular activities as required
  • To support students in school and public examinations and tests as required
  • To attend relevant meetings and training sessions
  • To keep abreast of developments and changes in post holder's field and communicate to colleagues
  • To comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • To assist in such duties and activities relating to any of the above areas appropriate to grade as the Principal and Governors shall from time to time reasonably require

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with adults and children from all different backgrounds
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Professional

Personal qualities

  • The ideal candidate will be passionate about working with children and helping them to develop and achieve
  • They will be patient and confident and able to deal with situations in a calm and empathetic manner
  • It is essential that they are reliable, punctual, well presented and be a good representation of the school
  • They will be aware of the impact of their role and actions on other staff members and children
  • They will be able to work with initiative and flexibility when organising their own workload and support team members throughout the school

Qualifications required

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

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship or progression onto a level 3 qualification

Things to consider

Candidate will be required to have a full DBS check before commencing work at the school. Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours.

About the employer

Bluecoat Academy is a vibrant learning community where students are cared for, receive a high quality education and every opportunity to be successful.




Bluecoat Academy

Aspley Lane




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Training provider

  • Level 2 Certificate in Support Teaching & Learning
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in Maths & English (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central College Nottingham


Mark Johnson

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 18 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. * Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation. * * Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.* This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions. Candidate will be required to have a full DBS check before commencing work at the school.

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link provided to apply. If you require assistance with applying for this Apprenticeship please contact us on 0115 9457260 or email on

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Nov 2017