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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 35 hours a week / Term Time Only (+ 2 weeks for study time)

Contract type

Fixed term - 24 months

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to employ an Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprentice to work as part of our support staff team from September 2024.

The Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Pathway consists of a 24-monthlong opportunity to build on your knowledge, experience and apply your ‘can-do’ attitude whilst working towards a Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification. Following the initial application process, successful applicants will join Thornhill Primary School where you will take part in an assessment day; Maths and English test, pupil focused activity and an interview.

What the school offers its staff

Complete a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship funded by the School. This will be ablended learning approach which will include self-study, interactions with your training provider on a face to face/online basis and undertake remote learning whilst completing tasks in the workplace. Dedicated time will be given to you to support your development

Join the apprenticeship personal and professional development programme that will involvea series of varied development activities and events throughout your apprenticeship with the School

Further details about the role

-Application Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 14th July 2024

-Shortlisting Date: Monday 15th July 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 17th July or Thursday 18th July 2024

-Assessment Day: TBC to successful candidate Apprenticeship

-Start Date: 1 st September 2024

-To apply: Follow the jobs link https://jobs.islington.gov.uk/vacancies/690/l3-teaching-assistantapprenticeship.html

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 Thornhill Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
458 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0207 607 4162

Situated in the heart of Barnsbury in Islington, north London, our children, parents and staff come together from a huge range of cultural and economic backgrounds to create a vibrant, inclusive community.

The ethos at Thornhill is encapsulated in our motto: ‘Help Yourself and Others to Learn’. We support our children to develop a lifelong love of learning by offering a rich curriculum, including experts in residence such as poets, puppeteers, dancers and sports coaches.

Over the last decade, Thornhill has established an impressive record of attainment and achievement, with our greater-than-average number of pupil premium children often exceeding the results of non-pupil premium children nationally.

Arranging a visit to Thornhill Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email thornhill@thornhill.islington.sch.uk.

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