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Apprentice Teaching and Supporting in Schools KENSINGTON PRIMARY SCHOOL

To work with and supervise individuals and groups of children under the direction of qualified staff in the Early Years setting of the school, inclusive of physical/social needs general care and basic classroom management techniques to support their learning.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 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: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • 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 children 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 children 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, to progress to a Level 3 training qualification

Things to consider

  • This is a demanding yet extremely rewarding role.

About the employer

Kensington Primary School provides a safe, secure and welcoming environment in which British Values and respect for cultural diversity, celebration of achievement and commitment to shared values fosters the growth of confidence and self esteem in every child and thier families.





Edge Lane


L7 2PD

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Training provider


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


Shirley Ashcroft 0151 521 5888

Training to follow the Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard

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

Please note:


Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

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