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Teaching Assistant Apprentice Mendell Primary School

Working in a primary school as a teaching assistant you would support teachers and help children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.38

    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 - Friday, between the hours of 8:00am - 4:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001843544

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Supporting pupils with their numeracy
  • Supporting pupils with their literacy
  • Supporting pupils with their ICT skills
  • Being involved in displays and preparing resources
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
  • Understanding the Safeguarding and Behaviour Policy
  • Supporting a teacher in various roles within the classroom
  • Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working in schools
  • Running a breakfast club, lunch time club & after school clubs on occasional days

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills relevant to both children and adults
  • Competent skills in numeracy, literacy and ICT

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Smart appearance
  • Professional attitude
  • Ambitious - hard working
  • Desire to be a positive role model to young people
  • Level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required
  • Ability to self-manage and organise own time
  • Pro-active willingness to work
  • Innovative individual
  • Always ensuring the children within school are put first

Desired qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

This role could lead on to further employment after qualification has been completed.

Things to consider

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Mendell Primary is a warm, welcoming school. We are a one form intake school which makes us small enough to know the names of every child in school and get to know each child individually. We are inclusive and welcome all families and children into our community. Our passionate and hard-working staff team are constantly striving to create the best possible learning experiences for your children ensuring that they are having fun and learning in a safe, supportive environment. We have extensive grounds and outdoor learning is a key part of our curriculum. At Mendell, we are a reading school and we aim for every child to learn to read by age 7, thereafter children read to learn. Throughout their time at Mendell, we aim to develop a love of reading in our children.

Employer

Mendell Primary School

Address

Allport Lane

Wirral

CH62 7HN

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Training

Training provider

ASSET TRAINING & CONSULTANCY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Asset Training & Consultancy Ltd

Contact

Emily Coppack 07903 612947 emily@assettraining.co.uk

Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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