Teaching Assistant Apprentice Barnwell School

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to assist within our Teaching Team. This job will be varied and exciting, with the opportunity to work with a variety of students across the school.

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

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. 30 Hours. TERM TIME ONLY.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We would like to receive applications from those who would like to work with Nursery/Reception aged children, as well as a desire to support pupils to reach their full potential through one-to-one work, group work and whole class support.

  • Provide teaching support in small groups and where necessary be assigned to individual pupils in order to aid the teacher
  • Liaise with the teacher to understand the objectives of each session
  • Assist the teacher with observations and monitoring of the progress of children, both educationally and socially
  • Keep up to date written records for supported pupils
  • Promote positive behaviour patterns, raise self-esteem and improve independent working in children to assist their education and growth
  • Supervise in PE lessons and at playtime to ensure the safety of the children and administer first aid as required
  • Participate and supervise pupils during off site activities
  • Make materials and resources for teachers or pupils as directed by the class teacher and assist where necessary with mounting of work and displays
  • Assist where necessary with preparation and clearing away of the classroom and materials to ensure effective teaching
  • To undertake playground duties
  • To attend meetings with members of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT)
  • To attend training sessions as requested by SLT

•    To undertake any other duties as directed by SLT

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Requirements and prospects
Desired skills

  • Knowledge of the EYFS Curriculum is desirable but not essential
  • Personable and able to communicate well

Personal qualities

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeping
  • Smart appearance

Qualifications required

Qualifications required
•    A*- C GCSE Grades in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications in these subjects

Future prospects

On going training and development

Things to consider

Because of the nature of this job it will be necessary for an enhanced criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early. You may not be working in just one site, and that site may be different to the postcode on this advert.

About the employer

Barnwell serves the communities of South Stevenage and the surrounding villages although many students also travel from further afield to Barnwell for their education. The School is unique in the area as it is situated on two campuses allowing the school to be structured as a Middle and Upper School. What we offer is unique in Stevenage and North Hertfordshire.


Barnwell School


21 Barnwell



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Training provider

Apprenticeship in support for teaching and also learning in schools.
Functional skills in Maths.
Functional skills in English.
Functional skills in ICT.

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017