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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 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

£8,606.00 Annually (Actual) Hours/Weeks: 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Apprentice Teaching Assistant job summary

Elburton Primary School is looking to appoint a passionate, hardworking and driven Apprentice Teaching Assistant to join their outstanding team . This vacancy is being managed by Plymouth Argyle Community Trust.

In this role you will be working under the direction of teachers and senior staff to provide safe, high-quality education and care for young children and to maintain a stimulating and enjoyable environment. Under the overall direction of the headteacher you will play a major role in formulating the aims and objectives of the school and establishing the policies through which they are to be achieved. You will carry out all the professional duties of a Teaching Assistant as required, take responsibility for child protection issues as appropriate and take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school. You will need to be committed and driven to want the very best from every child and be an outstanding member of our school community. You will be supported within your role by the school and the apprenticeship provider.

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times
  • To understand and work with policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement
  • To work in partnership with senior management to update and review the self-evaluation and improvement plan
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the schools aims and objectives

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Teaching Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required
  • Once a month sessions at Plymouth Argyle
  • You will have regular visits every 6 to 12 weeks from your designated assessor who will help you and monitor your progression throughout your apprenticeship

There may be the potential for full-time employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship across the Learning Academies Trust, for the right candidate.

Further information can be found in the attached document.

If you would like to apply for a position, please click the link to submit your application form as soon as possible.

With 18 individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

For any questions about the apprenticeship please contact tim.scott-lloyd@pafc.co.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

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. Training will be providing on Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, and other PREVENT and safe guarding training.

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About Elburton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
465 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Elburton Primary School is a superb school that has a passionate and committed team at all levels. We have children's learning and well-being at the very core of everything we do. Elburton Primary School prides itself as being at the heart of the community. The ethos of working collaboratively with all of the community has been established over the 50+ year period that the school has been in Elburton. The village itself is situated on the edge of the City of Plymouth. It is supported by wonderful partners including parents who care and want to do all they can to support their child’s education. The Parent Teacher Association at the School is exceptional and enhances so many developments by the school, making the experience of the children far greater.

We believe that our pupils should clearly understand the responsibility required for their own learning so that they value their education and the opportunities, excitement and joy that learning provides. Learning in the classroom and through extra curricular opportunities provides inspirational experiences for life long learners.

The staff within the school demonstrate the high standards we strive to develop within our pupils. The strong, professional team share a passion for supporting every child to reach their full potential.

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