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Apprentice Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-175-S
  • Posted:10/08/2022
  • Pay:National Apprenticeship Pay Rate
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:24/08/2022 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Apprentice Teaching Assistant

National Apprenticeship Pay Rate

Hours: 30 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (Term Time only)

Location: Hilltop Primary Academy, Rochester

We are looking to recruit two Apprentice Teaching Assistants to provide support in learning whilst studying for a Teaching Assistant Qualification.  Our Teaching Assistants are an important part of our team who provide support to our teachers and therefore will need to establish strong working relationships with staff and students.  You will be providing pupils with support, guided by the class teacher, to enable pupils to make progress within the classroom.  If this sounds like you we would love to receive your application!

Within this role you will complete a Level 3 Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant Apprenticeship qualification and therefore will need to have GCSE Grade 9-4 (or A-C) in English and Maths or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

Hilltop Primary Academy is an oversubscribed two form entry school which has the benefit of a large playing field and a heated indoor swimming pool. The Academy is part of the Skills for Life Trust. The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.  As part of the Skills for Life Trust you will be involved in collaborative working across the primary and secondary settings.

We encourage applications from those who may not meet all elements of the person specification, as the Trust are keen advocates of staff training and development.

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive; 

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment
  • Secure car parking
  • Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high-quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

Please check out this video for more information about Hilltop Academy:

https://youtu.be/X9cZc19JNx0

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department on 01634 861596 ext: 337 or email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you.

The Skills for Life Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check) and the receipt of two satisfactory references.

 

To apply for this role please visit:

https://www.kenttrainingandapprenticeships.co.uk/vacancies/teaching-assistant-learning-support-assistant-level-3-advanced-kta2904/

 

Closing Date: 24th August 2022. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

www.sflt.org.uk

 

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust vision is for Skills for Life to pervade the curriculum and extra-curricular activity. In addition to the normal school diet, the Trust aims to prepare our students for the adults that they are to become, through teaching life skills and exposing them to a whole range of potential careers and mentors from the business world, both locally and regionally. The Skills for Life vision also permeates through staff practices, where we are mindful of staff well-being and workload. We are a trust who cares for their staff and this is reflected in our low staff turnover and positive staff surveys.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.