Apprentice Teaching Assistant Eveline Day School

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience within the education department whilst working towards Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2. This role will include a variety of roles and also help and support with learning activities. If you have a passion for this role and are keen to earn this role is perfect for you!

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, 8.30am to 4pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be working directly under the Day School Teachers and will be responsible for helping ensure that the best possible environment and care is provided for the children. We are committed to ensuring that staff are provided with opportunities to develop their skills both professionally and personally to ensure that they can achieve their goals. Apprentices will be supported by our Teachers and will be involved in all aspects of the children’s daily care and education.

Main Duties:

  • Follow instructions and guidance from the classroom teacher to provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, reinforcing their learning and ensuring their understanding
  • Build constructive relationships with pupils, parents and carers
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Observe and be open to learn from the HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher
  • Assist with the display of pupils’ work as directed by the class teacher
  • If required, assist in the planning of learning activities
  • Make observations of pupils’ performance and responses to learning and provide detailed and regular feedback to enable the teacher to assess pupil progress
  • Provide general clerical support to the teacher e.g. photocopying, filing, laminating, collecting money etc
  • Attend relevant meetings and participate in training opportunities and performance development as required
  • Take responsibility for the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, as necessary- this could be before or after school or at lunchtimes/break times.
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required, including taking responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher
  • Prepare the classroom for lessons ensuring that resources are in place and cleared away at the end of the session as appropriate
  • Assist with the general pastoral care of pupils, including helping those who are sick, distressed, injured or unsettled
  • Care for the safety of the children at all times.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills with children and parents
  • Ability to write reports and keep clear and accurate records
  • Excellent organizational skills Administrative and basic IT skills
  • Enthusiasm for working with young children up to the age of 11
  • Calm and caring nature
  • Ability to work as part of a team Able to work on own initiative
  • A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities
  • Working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and current Ofsted statutory guidance
  • Knowledge of implementing good quality learning opportunities

Personal qualities

  • Reliable, trustworthy, enthusiastic, and flexible
  • Punctuality – lateness is not an option
  • A commitment to quality in all areas, with a high level of motivation and enthusiasm
  • Patience
  • A positive approach to inclusive practice, with children and colleagues
  • A creative thinker
  • A good sense of humour
  • Presentation is key, no visible tattoos, no chewing in the setting. Remember, the children will look up to you so you must look and act professional whilst attending to the childrens needs in a compassionate manner



Qualifications required

  • To hold or be willing to work towards achieving  English and Mathematics GCSEs at level C or above or equivalent

Future prospects

We are keen to develop an apprentice to a high standard and would be pleased to be able to retain such a person upon qualification (subject to the companies circumstances).

About the employer

Eveline Day & Nursery School is a combination of seven nurseries and one unique independent preparatory school, all situated in the SW London area. We cater for children from 3 months to 5 years in the nurseries and from 3 to 11 years old in the prep school.


Eveline Day School



Balham High Road


SW17 7BQ

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Training provider

  • Full training from school managers
  • BTEC Level 2 Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (framework)
  • Functional Skills Maths , IT and English

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Training provider

The Intraining Group Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Intraining Group


Andrew Green 03301233220

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017