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Apprentice Teaching Assistant - Kingsnorth CEP School The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust

Apprentice Teaching Assistant required to work with Key Stage 2 (Year 5/6) class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils, promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion, give support to pupils, individually or in groups and to plan, deliver, resource, assess and report on the interventions.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Please note that this is a term time only position (39 weeks per year), so you will receive a pro-rata amount of the advertised annual salary.

    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, 08:30 to 15:30, term time only 39 weeks per year.

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main purpose of role:

  • Work with KS2 (Year 5/6) class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils
  • Promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion while supporting pupil behaviour and personal care needs
  • Give support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning, and experience a sense of achievement
  • To plan, deliver, resource, assess and report on the interventions, ensuring high impact on pupil progress and enabling pupils to achieve their potential

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard
  • English and maths functional skills at level 2 if required
  • Preparation for End Point Assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential permanent employment. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Listening skills, Literacy, Build effective relationships, Meet individual needs, Able to remain calm, Knowledge of safeguarding, Adaptable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Kingsnorth CE Primary School is an exciting and vibrant place to learn and develop. We were judged as outstanding in our SIAMS. In our most recent OFSTED as a 'Good School'. We are also an Inclusion Flag Ship school. Kingsnorth CEP is one of 34 English Hub schools across the country. We are an active and leading school within Aquila (The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust - We work in strong partnership with other schools across Ashford, South Kent and beyond, providing support and learning opportunities for our staff. We have also recently been awarded the role of Associate Research School in Kent, supporting schools in the area. We are situated next to the church in the heart of Kingsnorth village, south of Ashford. We are a large 2 form entry school with 420 children on roll.


The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust


Kingsnorth C of E Primary School

Church Hill

TN23 3EF

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Training provider



Ian Pearce

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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