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Apprentice Teaching Assistant - Full-time

Hoath Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2265-16S
  • Posted:04/07/2019
  • Pay:National Minimum Wage for Appentices
  • Start Date:02.09.19
  • App Close Date:15/07/2019 at 17:00
  • Interviews:18.07.19


Are you seeking an exciting opportunity that will provide you with practical skills and enable you to gain valuable experience in a teaching support role?

Could this even be your steppingstone to a career in teaching?

A fantastic opening has arisen here at Hoath Primary school for an exceptional Teaching Assistant to join our team in September to undertake an apprenticeship. This would be an Advanced Apprenticeship for 18 months.

You will work with children aged 4 to 11 years and learn from our dynamic, experienced and professional teachers and teaching assistants offering full support, nurturing and development.

Hoath Primary School is a small rural village school who all work together as a strong and close-knit team. Our aim is to help each child fulfil their potential and enjoy their learning journey with us.

As an Apprentice Teaching Assistant, you will:

  • Assist the teacher with learning activities ensuring health and safety and good behaviour of pupils.
  • Support pupils in accessing learning activities as directed by the teacher to enable pupils’ progress towards their targets. Be aware of and support differences to ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • Keep a basic recording in respect of pupil learning, behaviour management, child protection etc. as directed in order to support the teacher deliver the specific learning programmes set for each child.

To be successful in this apprenticeship you will:

  • Be educated to GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths, grades A*-C/9-4 or Functional Skills level 2 or equivalent.
  • Have good influencing skills to encourage and enable pupils to interact with others and be socially responsible.
  • Have the ability to relate well to children and adults, understanding their needs and being able to respond accordingly.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity to earn while you learn and gain a recognised qualification and valuable experience to further your future education or employment opportunities, then we would love to hear from you!

Information about the school

Hoath Primary is a very small, rural school with a roll of 91(at present - but due to expand to 105) pupils aged 4 -11 years and is often considered to be the centre of the community. We have an extended family atmosphere and the children all are taught in four small, mixed-aged classes; with the Year R children taught in one class and then two year groups in the remaining 3 classes.

Hoath Primary is Federated with Chislet Church of England Primary and as such there is a shared Headteacher and Governing Body for both schools. There are plenty of opportunities for the children and staff to work and learn together across the federation. We are able to share resources and facilities, including a minibus and we strive to offer the children wider learning experiences, including Forest School sessions.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.