Level 3 Apprentice Secondary Teaching Assistant

Atlantic Academy Portland, Portland, Dorset, DT5 2NA

17 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Duration of Apprenticeship)


National Apprentice Wage

Level 3 Apprentice Secondary Teaching Assistant job summary

Start Date: 1st September 2022
Fixed Term Contract for the length of the Apprenticeship
Term time only - 37.00 hours a week Monday to Friday (plus Inset Days)
Salary - National Apprentice Wage £4.81
Closing Date: Monday 6th June 2022
Interview: TBC

£4.81 is the National Apprenticeship rate for apprentices in the first year of their apprenticeship. Apprentices are entitled to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for their age once they have completed the first year of their apprenticeship. More information is available on the government website www.gov.uk

We have an exciting opportunity for a Level 3 Apprenticeship for a hardworking and energetic Secondary Teaching Assistant to join our highly successful team of mutually supportive colleagues whose shared purpose is to inspire and challenge all pupils at Atlantic Academy and want to make a difference

During the apprenticeship you will undertake the Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification and will provide support to teaching staff by assisting in the delivery of class-based tasks to groups or individual students.

Specifically we are looking for someone who:
Is naturally cheerful and optimistic, with evidence of the positive contribution that you can bring to our team;
Is hardworking, dedicated, committed
Wants to be valued, train further and help us make a difference.
A commitment to all students receiving an outstanding education experience.

If you believe that this may sound like the school you would thrive in and are ambitious for all students, we look forward to hearing from you.

Atlantic Academy values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Atlantic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Government's safer recruitment guidelines.   

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About Atlantic Academy Portland

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
School size
764 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
01305 820262

The Academy is located in stunning buildings, having benefited from a £20 million plus full renovation program. It is situated on the beautiful Isle of Portland, at the heart of the Jurassic Coast, in Dorset. Within easy reach of Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Poole and Bournemouth. This really is an Academy at the very heart of the community.

Atlantic Academy was inspected by Ofsted in January 2022. The school has been graded ‘Good’ in all areas with Ofsted stating ‘Atlantic Academy sits proudly on the southernmost point of Portland. Leaders share pupils’ pride in the uniqueness of the setting. They are building strong relationships with the community and make the most of their surroundings.

From Reception to Year 11, pupils show respect for each other. The school is a calm and orderly place, where pupils can learn without disruption’

The Academy is sponsored by the Aspirations Academies Trust and is a member of South West Regional cluster.

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