Stoke Damerel Primary School

£180.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

Teaching Assistant Apprentice's x2
Published: Jan 28, 2019
Ref: SD889TL

This role is based in City Centre of Plymouth. Stoke Damerel is looking two Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprentices.

The Apprentice’s Role

The following is an outline of the range of duties that can be expected of a apprenticeship Teaching Assistant.
• Work with and under the supervision of qualified teachers.
• Help facilitate the learning process.
• Be responsible for supporting the learning of manageable groups or individual children.
• Be involved in the planning and preparation process of the work undertaken by the children.
• Feed back to the teacher responsible, information relating to the work undertaken in supporting learning.
• Assist with the development, maintenance and the use of resources.
• Assist with the development of the learning environment.
• Assist in the monitoring and assessment of children’s learning and / or behaviour, liaising with parents and outside agencies when required.
• Attend to children’s general welfare and personal needs, as determined by school policies and procedures.
• Assist in the supervision of children and the application of basic first aid during the morning break.
• Participate in training which is supportive of the role.
• Keep abreast of school developments.

You will be fully supported throughout your apprenticeship by a qualified member of staff who will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to know to successfully complete your tasks.

You will be involved in setting up activities and clearing away resources as guided by teaching staff, supporting school groups and individuals in the classroom environment and on a one-to-one basis as required. You will be assisting in the creation of a fun, positive and inclusive learning environment, where young people feel safe and assist in preparing, using and maintaining relevant teaching resources, including wall displays and cleaning up classrooms after activities.

Along with developing positive relationships and acting as a role model to others at all times, you will assist with lunch and break time supervision of students on a rota basis and accompany students on educational visits and outings as supervised by the teacher or senior person responsible.

Working Hours: 30-40 hours per week, ranging between the hours of 8am-4.30pm Monday to Friday. Specific times will be negotiated with the school.

Wages: £180.00 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.

Stoke Damerel Primary School is a friendly two form entry primary school, based near the city centre, catering for children age 4-11yrs. We provide exciting experiences and opportunities for all of our children throughout the school.

Our vision is to be an outstanding school, delivering excellent results. We want to achieve this in harmony with all the other exciting things that our pupils, parents, teachers and support staff presently love about this school.

Please use the school website to find all information about our school to keep up to date with what is happening.

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 and a a real interest in working with children.

Personal Qualities

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

Prior Qualifications

A good standard of numeracy and literacy with good interpersonal skills. Math and English A-C

The Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools includes:

◾Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools


◾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 behavior
◾Support learning activities

About Us

Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country's largest independent training providers, one of very few to be recognised as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, and in the top 5% nationally for our apprentice success rates.


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