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Teaching and Supporting in schools Apprentice St Nicholas Catholic Primary School

To work in a busy Primary School supporting Teachers in classroom situations. To assist in the development of children in key stage area.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday times to be arranged

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Oct 2019

  • Apprenticeship level


  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Support for the school:

  • Be aware of and comply with school policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Contribute to the school ethos, aims and development/improvement plan
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop, respecting their social, cultural, linguistic, religious, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Work as part of a team, appreciating and supporting the role of other people in the team
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of directed lesson time, including before and after school, if appropriate and within working hours
  • Undertake personal development through training and other learning activities including performance management as required
  • Assist with the organisation, routines and upkeep of the wider learning environment
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required


This is not a comprehensive list of all tasks which may be required of the postholder. It is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the work to be undertaken, commensurate with the grade.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organisational awareness
  • Adaptability
  • Use of technology
  • Professional values and practice
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Patient, kind, considerate and with a determination to meet the needs of the pupils
  • Reliable
  • Conscientious
  • Punctual, with good self presentation
  • Able to work with school aged primary children and address their needs
  • Display a responsible attitude towards, staff members, children, and parents

Desired qualifications

To have obtained GCSE (or equivalent) grade A*-C/9-4 in English and maths, or Functional Skills English and maths at minimum Level 1

Future prospects

To gain valuable experience working with children who have varying special needs, to progress to a Level 3 training qualification

About the employer

St Nicholas Catholic Primary School is based in the heart of Liverpool City centre. The School is diverse, nurturing  and dynamic community which is faithful to Jesus, welcoming to all and provides a learning environment where everyone can succeed'.




St Nicholas Catholic Primary School


Orthes Street


L3 5XF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North West Community Services (Merseyside) Ltd


Shirley Ahcroft 01512899090

  • Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Framework
  • Functional Skills as required
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Training will be provided by North West Community Services. Successful applicants will be supported and guided through the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification, as well as support in English, maths and ICT for those who may need it (Functional Skills).

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