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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£7.60 - £12.38 Hourly Rate increases as you learn and become qualified

Apprentice General Teaching Assistant (30 hours per week, term time only) job summary

Are you a school or college leaver or perhaps you would like to retrain and are passionate about making a positive impact on young minds? Helmsley Community Primary School is thrilled to offer an exciting opportunity as an Apprentice General Teaching Assistant. Join our dedicated team and kickstart your journey toward becoming an inspiring educational professional!

About the role

As an Apprentice General Teaching Assistant, you'll gain hands-on experience working alongside experienced teachers in a vibrant learning environment. This apprenticeship program offers the perfect pathway to develop your skills, earn a recognised qualification, and contribute to the education of future generations. You will:

  • Provide valuable support to teachers in delivering engaging and effective lessons.
  • Assist pupils with their learning needs, fostering a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Contribute to the organisation and preparation of teaching materials and resources.
  • Engage in professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Embrace a proactive approach to learning and actively participate in team collaborations.

About you

You will have a passion for helping others to learn and grow. You may be a school or college leaver or perhaps you are wanting to retrain and are enthusiastic about pursuing a career in education. We place great value on the importance of building effective relationships; therefore, you should be able to demonstrate how you would do so with pupils, parents, and colleagues. You will be able to work in partnership with your colleagues to ensure the best possible outcomes for all of our pupils and have the drive and enthusiasm to become an outstanding teaching assistant.

What we can offer you

  • Earn whilst you learn

- First 6 months £7.10 per hour

- Months 6 - 12 £8.60 per hour

- Months 12 -24 £8.60 - £11.44

- Once qualified £11.78 - £12.38 per hour

  • Gain practical experience in a real classroom setting while pursuing your professional development.
  • Collaborate with experienced educators who are passionate about shaping young minds.
  • Kickstart your career in education with a recognised qualification and valuable practical skills.
  • Make a difference in the lives of pupils and inspire a love for learning.
  • Enjoy a supportive and inclusive work environment that values your growth and success.

Ready to Take the Leap?

Please complete the online application form to apply for this role. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. You should use the information supplied with in the Job Description & Person Specification to make the best of your application by identifying some specific pieces of work you may have undertaken in any of these areas. Your application may be viewed in regard to some or all of the skill specific areas over the course of the selection process. Applications via agencies will not be considered.

If you would like an informal discussion with Claire Lamb, Executive Headteacher about the role, please call 01439 770783 or email info@helmsley-rlt.co.uk

The Areté Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across the Trust. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Helmsley Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
169 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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