Mount Street Primary School

Mount Street Primary School

£156.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Teaching Assistant Apprentice
Published: Jan 18, 2019
Ref: MS576TL

This is an excellent opportunity to support teaching and learning throughout the Federation, working closely to support children in the classroom.

The Apprentice’s Role

Teaching assistant role to reflect the operating structure of the School.

To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/ HLTA staff to undertake work/care/support programmes to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and in the management of the classroom. The work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

The job involves mostly working from instructions, but also making decisions involving the use of initiative.

Working Hours: The hours we are looking at are 8:45 to 16:30 with the possibility of working to 17:00.

Wages: £156.00 per week, based on a 40 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.

Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address or call us on 01752 332442.

They are passionate that every child is unique, their individuality is valued and the best education is provided for them. Their commitment is to ensure excellence in a nurturing, happy, inclusive learning environment both inside and out. Through a creative and stimulating enquiry-based curriculum, including Forest they develop each child’s key skills in speaking and listening, reading, writing, mathematics and technology, inspired by the children’s interests, the local community, business links and the wider world.

They are committed to improving the quality of the educational provision for all their children which will enable them to attain the levels of knowledge, understanding and skills that society demands for their future lives.

Should any future vacancies occur, then the right candidate would be considered for the role.

Skills Required

Good Numeracy and Literacy standards need to be demonstrated.

Personal Qualities

Team player, patience, punctuality, confidentiality and reliability is essential. A strong work ethic will need to be demonstrated.

Prior Qualifications

A-C Grades Maths and English.

The Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools includes:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Functional Skills in English (Level 2), Maths (Level 1) and ICT (Level 1)

*Mandatory *

  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Schools as organisations
  • Help improve own and team practice in schools
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
  • Support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Support children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Support learning activities