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  • Start date details

    November 2023

  • Closing date

    28 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£6.00 per hour 32.5 hours per week term time only


ABOUT US:                                                                                                                                                              

Putteridge Primary School is an exciting and stimulating learning environment to work in.  As a team of professionals, we continually challenge the status quo so that we can work to the greatest effect so that all children can achieve and progress to their fullest potential.

We are a very popular and vibrant 3 form entry primary school on the Hertfordshire / Luton border. We have invested heavily to ensure that this is a quality learning environment for the children and a wonderful workplace for the whole staff.   We are continually developing our culture so that we can embed excellence at all levels.


We are looking to appoint an outstanding Community Activator Coach apprentice to work with children across the school, assisting in the delivery of a range of PE lessons to each year group that meet the requirements of the National Curriculum, including hockey, dance, gymnastics and tennis.

The successful candidate will be proactive, positive and flexible, a great team player with excellent communication skills and will work within the PE curriculum team to ensure that our pupils excel in physical activity.


You will:

·         Be enthusiastic, able to work as a member of a team and also to own initiative when leading or planning activities.

·         Be honest, sincere and show integrity by doing the right thing at the right time.

·         Have a passion for sport.

·         Have a positive attitude to work.

·         Be adaptable and confident in your own ability.

·         Have a willingness to learn and a desire to contribute to your own continuing professional development.

We can offer:

·         Knowledgeable, dedicated and welcoming colleagues and a great place to begin or develop your career further in a happy and professional environment

·         Extremely polite and well-behaved children, supported and nurtured by staff

·         A well-resourced school that is focused on children becoming effective and empowered learners

·         Ample PE space that Includes 2 indoor halls, 2 large playgrounds and a large field area, perfect for outdoor sports

·         A supportive mentor who will guide you through the apprenticeship programme

·         Dedicated time to fulfil off-the-job training requirements

·         A strong community ethos, well supported by parents


Applications are welcomed from anyone who wishes to undertake an apprenticeship role and further information about the school can be found on our website: www.putteridgeprimaryschool.org.uk or contact Sandra Kenneford on 01582 728262 to arrange a visit

Please ensure you address all of the criteria on the Person Specification and provide specific examples, including impact, to demonstrate how you meet each of the criterion.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Thursday 28th September 2023.      Interview date: Week commencing 2nd October 2023

(Please note that if you are invited to interview, you will be required to undertake practical activities with a range of children)


CVs will not be accepted for posts based in school, application must be made on the form provided. Putteridge Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.


Apprentice Job Description and Person Sp

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 Putteridge Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
612 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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