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Teaching Assistant Apprentice Collective Vision Trust Chesterton Academy Trust

An exciting new opportunity for an individual to work under the direct instruction of teaching staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher. You will provide structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teachers.

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Closing date: 23 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


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

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  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 08:15 - 15:30

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking to recruit an apprentices to work in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 roles.

Duties include:

  • Provide structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teachers
  • Support the teacher in the development and implementation of individual education/ behaviour plans
  • Assist in maintaining classroom discipline
  • Provide support to pupils to achieve learning goals
  • Assist the teacher with the planning of learning activities and the monitoring of the children in activities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Basic ICT Skills
  • Basic maths & Literacy

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Good timekeeping
  • Able to communicate with parents and pupils

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE A*-C (9-4) or equivalent in maths and English
  • Hold a level 2 or work experience equivalent in supporting teaching and learning or childcare

Future prospects

If successful, this role could lead to a permanent position within the school.

About the employer

Churchfields Primary is a long established primary school within Chesterton and is integral to the local community.  The children in our school are happy and well cared for.

Over recent years there have been many changes of leadership. In January 2012, Churchfields entered into a collaboration with the local high school, Chesterton Community Sports College.  This was finalised in December 2013 and now Churchfields Primary School is a sponsored academy, part of the Collective Vision Trust.


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Training provider

Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle-under-Lyme College & Stafford College


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Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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