Prince Rock Primary School

Prince Rock Primary School

£160.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Teaching Assistant Apprentice x2
Published: Apr 30, 2019
Ref: PR942TL

Prince Rock Primary are looking for 2 individuals who would like to train to be an teaching assistant in an outstanding Primary School in a range of classes from Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

The Apprentice’s Role

To support and Challenge children under the direction of the Teacher.

Contribute to progress in learning; encourage the children to develop learning skills (together, trying, tools, thinking) using the schools systems as demonstrated by CT.

Support children with additional social and/or emotional needs;
Support teacher with management of the classroom.
Work with Children during some play/lunchtime and provide assistance with pupil well care.
Undertake other duties appropriate to apprenticeship.

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 15:10pm (may vary depending on workload), 38 weeks per year.

Wages: £160.00 per week, based on a 40 hour week. Any additional hours worked over 40 hours per week will be paid at the 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.

Prince Rock Primary School is an outstanding inner city school with a diverse range of pupils. In addition, the creation of the Multi-academy trust will be of enormous benefit to all employees. It will provide even more development opportunities and future job prospects. We aim to provide a safe, caring environment in which each child is encouraged to achieve their full potential. We work hard as a school team to create an exciting and stimulating climate for good teaching and learning to take place. We have developed a varied and exciting curriculum that is well matched to the needs and interests of the children of Prince Rock. Our aim as a school is to inspire and engage your children and develop their skills as lifelong learners.

Employment opportunities may be offered to the successful candidate on completion of the apprenticeship and subject to successful application. Progression opportunities may be available including the advanced Apprenticeship Route.

Career opportunities include: teaching assistants, learning support assistants, parent support advisors, learning mentors, pathway into teaching via schools direct, or PGCE programme.

Skills Required

Basic knowledge of ICT
Good written and oral communication skills
Keyboard skills

Personal Qualities

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

Prior Qualifications

GCSE Math and English A*-C (4-9) is essential.

The Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools includes:

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


•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 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

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