Teaching Assistant Apprentice THE DEANERY CE HIGH SCHOOL

We are looking for enthusiastic Teaching Assistants. This positions would suit someone who has the ability to inspire and motivate children whilst being pro-active, calm and cheerful. It is important for our school that you want to contribute to the growth and development of every member of our school community.

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The salary band for this post is £14,988 to £15,491

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed between the hours of 8.40am - 3.10pm (40-minute unpaid lunch break)

    Total hours per week: 29.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Work with the class teacher SENDCO and other staff to prepare resources and deliver lessons to individuals and small groups
  • Work in partnership with parents and external agencies to support children
  • Follow and implement all school policies and procedures
  • Be reliable, punctual and consistent in your work

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard with Wigan and Leigh College
  • First Aid

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Opportunity to develop and progress in a large successful secondary school

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

For the last 53 years, The Deanery Church of England High School has honoured a rich legacy of providing an education for life and has been a beacon of distinctive Christian education for generations. Our school sits at the heart of Wigan and serves families from every parish of the town. We have around 170 staff who are pivotal to our success. The team is welcoming and friendly; we look to support each other and make sure that our staff are well looked after. We aim to recruit people who have the right attitude and share our values.







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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience



01942 597501

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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