Teaching Assistant Apprentice Notre Dame R C School

Notre Dame School are looking for an apprentice to work under the direct instruction of teaching/senior staff to support access to learning for students and provide general support to the teacher in the management of students and the classroom.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 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

    Monday to Friday between 8:50am – 4:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicant’s duties and responsibilities will include support for students which will involve attending to students’ personal needs and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and related welfare matters. You will be required to support and establish good relationships with students. You will also need to prepare the classroom as directed for lessons, clear afterwards and assist with the display of students work. Be aware of student problems, progress and achievements and report to the teacher as agreed, undertake student record keeping as directed and support the teacher in managing student behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate.

You will be required to provide support for the curriculum and support students to understand instructions. At all times you are required to provide general support for the school which involves being aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person, being aware of and support difference and ensure all students have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop and you must be an effect role model for the standards of behaviour expected of students.

At some times clerical/admin support e.g. typing, photocopying, printing, display, collection and recording of money will be needed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You will be equired to lift and carry objects/equipment in the classroom setting.
  • You must have the ability to complete basic paperwork.
  • Use relevant technology e.g. computer, video, photocopier.
  • Participate in development and training opportunities.
  • The ability to relate well to children and adults, good numeracy/literacy skills.

Personal qualities

  • You must be a good team player.
  • Have patience.
  • Have good punctuality.
  • Understanding the importance of confidentiality and reliability is essential.
  • A strong work ethic will also need to be demonstrated.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grades A-C or 4-9 (or equivalent) are required.

Future prospects

If a full time position becomes available, the school would encourage any apprentice to apply for the role.

About the employer

Notre Dame is a comprehensive school for girls. Part of a worldwide network of schools founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame, it is a Catholic school and welcomes all those who want to learn in a supportive, caring and aspirational environment. Notre Dame is a school that lives its mission statement, an optimistic school promoting Christian attitudes, a school where every person belongs, a school which values learning and a school which rises to challenges and celebrates achievement. Notre Damn have previously had apprentices.


Notre Dame R C School


Looseleigh Lane



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Training provider

The Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools includes:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.
  • Functional Skills in English (Level 2), Maths (Level 1) and ICT (Level 1).

Mandatory -

  • Child and young person development.
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults.
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people Schools organisations.
  • Help improve own and team practice in schools.
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people.
  • Support children and young people’s health and safety.
  • Support children and young people’s positive behaviour.
  • Support learning activities.

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education

Training provider

Skills Group

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd


Olivia 01752 332442

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017