Teaching Assistant Apprentice St John The Baptist C Of E Primary School

Building on our successful apprenticeship intake, we now have a new opening for a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to support our team with helping our pupils with Special Educational Needs reach their full potential and for us to help an apprentice develop their skills. You will ensure that all pupils have an opportunity to reach their potential.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Please note that this role is term time only. Your salary will be pro-rata.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Exact hours to be discussed at interview stage. Term time only plus inset days.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Engaging with the children
  • Supporting their learning and social needs
  • Providing individual support to pupils
  • Ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of pupils
  • Liaising with staff as required
  • Engaging with parents
  • Implementing support programmes
  • Ensuring that all pupils have an opportunity to reach their potential

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

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • 4 Additional day courses with HOET

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • We really value our people and pride ourselves on our loyal team
  • We genuinely see this as a career opportunity for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Committed, Reliable, Confidentiality


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Our vacancy is being managed by Salad Skills who will contact all applicants on our behalf. Successful candidates will be invited to an assessment centre which is informative and fun and an ideal opportunity for candidates to learn more about us and the apprenticeship training programme. Salad Skills will always give you feedback during the selection process. By applying for this position, you agree to be contacted by Salad Skills.

About the employer

St John the Baptist School is a Church of England School founded in 1881, located in the Clarendon Park area of Leicester. Although we do not have a fixed catchment area, we aim to provide a primary education within a distinctive Christian context which seeks to serve all members of the school community. Currently over 530 children attend, aged between 4 and 11. As a school, we are committed to enabling all children to achieve their full potential in all areas of their lives. We believe in the unique, individual worth of every child and that all members of our learning community have the right to excellent standards in all areas of the school's life. Staff, parents, governors and friends work together to ensure we remain a school that is continually evaluating its provision, to ensure that we respond to the changing needs of our community. Our fantastic, rich, diverse community create a uniquely welcoming, friendly, and inclusive school.


St John The Baptist C Of E Primary School


East Avenue



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Training provider



Emma Stead


01788 820132

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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