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Apprentice Teaching Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Oaklands School, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-2433-105S
  • Posted:14/09/2020
  • Pay:from £3.90 (under 19s/ first year)
  • Start Date:Term 2 2020
  • App Close Date:28/09/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 28 September 2019

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We are looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice teaching assistant to join our Oaklands School Team.  This role will see the successful applicant join our established team in supporting children in their learning.  you will work closely with the our team to ensure that their eductaion and wellbeing both thrive. 

Are you looking to develop your career supporting children’s learning? Do you enjoy making learning fun and engaging? Are you approachable and kind? Would you like to work as part of a close knit team, with fantastic and well-motivated children?

This could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and flexible Apprentice Teaching Assistant to support our children, with the flexibility to work across the school. You will work with a team of experienced teachers and TAs who will help you on your way to a rewarding and fulfilling career. 

The successful candidate must have a good standard of English (written and spoken) and Maths to enable them to model and support our children appropriately, as well as excellent interpersonal skills. Experience working with children is essential.

At Oaklands, TAs work across a phase with a specific focus on a vulnerable children.  This role will be working acorss the school focusing on a range of subjects and skills.  The role will initially be fixed term depending on the apprentiship (18 months - 2 years) and the post is 30 hours a week over 38 weeks of the year.

THIS IS AN APPRENTICE ROLE.  Apprentice wage is £3.90 an hour for under 19s or the First Year of the Apprenticeship.  After the first year,t eh wage move to the minimum wage for the age £4.35 (under 18s) to £8.21 (25 and over).  

Information about the school

Oaklands School is a Good school with results which are above national averages in all areas. We are a two form entry primary school situated in Walderslade. We also have a Children and Family Hub and Wellbeing Centre on site and so support our community from antenatal all the way to Year 6.

The school is set in extensive grounds and is well resourced, including our own swimming pool offering swimming from Year R through to Year 6, a Forest School, radio station and other superb opportunities for outside learning.

We offer wrap around care including breakfast and after school facilities to support working families. At Oaklands there is a very strong sense of being a team with dedicated staff whose aim is to offer our children a first class education.

At Oaklands we are committed to safeguarding and so there will be a range of checks which we will carry out with you including taking two professional references before interview; requesting a self-disclosure criminal record history and then several pre employment checks for the successful candidate.

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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.