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Apprentice Teaching Assistant

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Sector:
Education and Teaching

Number of vacancies:
1

Company name:
Prince Rock Primary School

Company location:
PL7 4HJ

Salary per week:
£129

Hours:
30

Duties:

Prince Rock Primary School is an outstanding inner-city school with a diverse range of pupils. We aim to provide a safe, caring environment in which each child is encouraged to achieve their full potential.

You Should:

  • Be able to display effective communication skills with both children and adults
  • Be eager to work collaboratively in a wider team, adaptable and open to new ideas and practices
  • Be a fast and highly flexible thinker, being able to deal with change and unpredictability positively with a ‘can-do’ attitude

We can offer you:

  • An extended, supportive team which promotes the development and well-being of everyone in our school community
  • Friendly and enthusiastic children who are actively involved in shaping the development of our school
  • A caring and friendly atmosphere where everyone’s contribution is valued
  • The chance to be imaginative, take risks in learning and be innovative whilst raising attainment

Training:

On our 15 month Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship standard, you will work towards the following:

  • Behaviours, Skills & Knowledge
  • Functional Skills in maths and English at level 2 (if not already exempt through prior qualifications)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

You will have regular visits at the workplace from a designated College assessor to observe your progress and competence in the role you are carrying out.

Qualities and skills:

Desired skills

  • Post holder will be required to use interpretation skills in order to solve straightforward problems
  • Effective written & oral communication skills required to liaise with pupils, other staff, parents and outside agencies and professionals
  • Keyboard skills required to support the use of ICT in learning activities
  • Post holder will be required to operate office equipment e.g. photocopier, printers, etc.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work independently and part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively, remaining calm & flexible in approach
  • Show willingness to contribute to the whole school community, in and out of the classroom
  • Energetic and positive with new ideas, plus a sense of humour
  • Displays warmth, care, and sensitivity to pupils

Desired qualifications

GCSE pass in English & maths A*-C (4 to 9) or equivalent

Prospects:

This is dependent on the success of the apprenticeship plus available roles depending on school budget.