Ref: TA01 Apprentice Teaching Assistant Level 3 at Lever Edge Primary Academy

Two form entry primary school in Bolton with two nurseries, one for three and four year olds and one for two year olds and babies. You will be expected to work with individuals or small groups of children in the classroom under the direct supervision of teaching staff and provide feedback to the teacher.

Apprenticeship Information

Start Date 20/05/2024
Location No Location
Occupational Areas Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Closing Date 17/05/2024
Wage £5.28 Hour
Working Week 8.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Monday - Thursday, 8.00 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. Friday
24 months (plus 4 months EPA)
Apprenticeship Level 3

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  • Job Description

    The Trustees and the Head Teacher of Lever Edge Primary Academy are seeking to appoint an Apprentice Teaching Assistant.
    You will be expected to work with individuals or small groups of children in the classroom under the direct supervision of teaching staff and provide feedback to the teacher.
    Support pupils to understand instructions support independent learning and inclusion of all children
    Support the teacher in behaviour management and keeping children on task.
    Support children in social and emotional well-being.
    Prepare and maintain learning environment and resources, including photocopying, filing; and the display and presentation of children’s work and contribute to maintaining a safe environment.
    What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
    • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Standard.
    • On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard.
    • Regular work-based assessments/observations
    What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
    • Potential for full time employment for the right candidate.
    • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions.
    • The qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment.
    • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary
    • Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities, and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers.

    Lever Edge Primary Academy is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services. Job offers will also be subject to detailed and satisfactory references being received.

    This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • Personal Qualities

    Creative, resilient, patient, hard-working, adaptable, willingness to learn

  • Qualifications Required

    4 x GCSE A*-D / 9-3 which must include GCSE English at A*-C / 9-4 and Maths at A*-D / 9-3 or equivalent.

  • Future Prospects

    Progression to level 4

  • What will the End Point Assessment (EPA) include

    This includes a professional discussion underpinned by portfolio. A knowledge test. All assessment methods will be conducted and graded by an independent EPAO.

  • Things to Consider

    In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open.
    Until we receive the above, we are unable to progress your application so please monitor your emails.
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