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Apprentice Teaching Assistant - Term Time

Archbishop Courtenay Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2027-84S
  • Posted:29/06/2020
  • Pay:£145.25 per week
  • Start Date:1 September 2020
  • App Close Date:19/07/2020 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Do you want to take the first steps of a career working with children, or in teaching at our lovely Primary School in Maidstone?

This apprenticeship is an excellent opportunity to begin your career in supporting learning in school or even a future career in teaching at a school with a wide range of children with different learning needs.

We are currently looking for an apprentice teaching assistant to be a part of our friendly and hard-working team.

If you are keen, enthusiastic and looking for a career in which you can have an impact, this could well be the role for you.

Typically, the role will include - but is not limited to - the following:

  • Supporting children's learning by providing teaching support in small groups and where necessary be assigned to individual pupils in order to aid the teacher
  •  Assist with general administration tasks i.e. Photocopying, filing etc
  •  Work with the Teacher and the Classroom Teaching Assistant in carrying out lesson plans and pupils’ individual personalised learning plans
  • To promote the school's values, culture and ethos, maintaining confidentiality always
  • Taking part in wider curricular activities outside the classroom
  • Liaise with the teacher to understand the objectives of each session
  • Assist the teacher with observations and monitoring of the progress of children, both educationally and socially
  •  Keep up to date written records for supported pupils
  •  Promote positive behaviour patterns, raise self-esteem and improve independent working in children to assist their education and growth
  • Supervise in PE lessons and at playtime to ensure the safety of the children and administer first aid as required
  • Make materials and resources for teachers or pupils as directed by the class teacher and assist where necessary with mounting of work and displays
  • Assist where necessary with preparation and clearing away of the classroom and materials to ensure effective teaching
  • To undertake playground duties
  • To attend meetings with members of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT)
  • To attend training sessions as requested by SLT
  • To undertake any other duties as directed by SLT

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Profile Development and Training.

Please direct all queries relating to this apprenticeship to:

Vicky Davies 01843 609300





Information about the school

Archbishop Courtenay Church of England Primary School is an expanding 1.5 form entry school and a member of Aquila, The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust (http://www.aquilatrust.co.uk/).

We work closely with our community, especially All Saints' Church, and have a Friends group which helps organise many events. PE and music specialists provide additional curriculum enrichment. All early years classrooms have their own, purpose-built outside learning environment. Our Pastoral & Wellbeing Manager offers highly effective support to our pupils and their families.

Archbishop Courtenay Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 355174

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.