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  • Start date details

    TBC

  • Closing date

    21 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£7,099.00 Annually (Actual) 30 hours per week over 39 weeks

Apprentice Teaching Assistant job summary

Ford Primary School are seeking to appoint a motivated, enthusiastic and committed Apprentice Teaching Assistant to join their dedicated 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 is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship? What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • Behaviours, Skills & Knowledge
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English at level 2 (if not already exempt through prior qualifications)
  • You will have regular visits at the workplace from a designated assessor to observe your progress and competence in the role you are carrying out

Training days will be once a month at Plymouth Argyle.

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.

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.

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

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

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check (DBS), provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.

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About Ford Primary School

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

We are a very popular school, with many of our parents and grandparents having attended! We have around 200 children from Nursery to Year 6.

The older part of the building, built in 1895, is home to our KS2 classes and our 2 halls. This is joined to our newer building, which is home to our Foundation and KS1 classes, by our entrance and office block.

The school was last inspected in June 2017 and received a good grade with some outstanding features…for which the whole school community is rightly very proud.

”...a school that goes above and beyond to ensure that through appropriate care and support it provides an environment for pupils to thrive”…OFSTED 2017

With a fantastic team, great children and an engaging community we aim to ensure every child can achieve their potential and reach for the stars!

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