6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£6.40 Hourly Salary paid on age related Apprenticeship salary scale

Level 3 Apprentice Teaching Assistant job summary

We are seeking to appoint a Level 3 Apprentice Teaching Assistant who will have a Physical Education (PE) and sports focus. Candidates should be passionate about sport, working with children and have a real desire to improve standards of learning in school. The role involves providing valuable, practical assistance to class teachers in the classroom, during PE lessons and in extracurricular activities.

We are looking for a reliable, flexible individual who can communicate effectively with both children and adults.

Candidates should be comfortable working with primary aged children as they may be required to work in any year group within the school.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has ambitions to work with children and is enthusiastic about sport.

As part of the role you will attend Oldham College regularly to complete the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

The role will be 36.66 hours per week, Monday to Friday)

Key Responsibilities

General Teaching Assistant duties, supporting pupils learning under the direction of the teacher both in the classroom and during PE lessons. You will prepare resources and equipment for classroom lessons and set up sports equipment for PE lessons and after school clubs. Under the direction of the teacher you will help support pupils with special education needs to access the curriculum.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has excellent communication and organisation skills

  • Has the ability to follow instructions and work within agreed procedures and policies

  • Has excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain successful relationships with pupils and staff

  • Can demonstrate a commitment to our school values and be a good role model

  • Has a passion for sport

We can offer:

  • A supportive and caring ethos

  • A welcoming staff team, who are committed to the continuing development of the whole school

  • Supportive parents and Governors

  • A dedicated Senior Leadership Team

  • Excellent CPD opportunities

About Us

Broadfield Primary School serves approximately 400 pupils in the Hathershaw area of Oldham. It also provides nursery education for pupils from 2 years of age. The school became part of The Pinnacle Learning Trust on 1st April 2023. This has been very positively received by staff and the school’s local community. Last inspected in November 2018, and judged as Good, the school is oversubscribed and very well respected. We are proud of the Broadfield values; celebrating diversity and inclusion in addition to having high expectations and excellent pastoral provision.

Broadfield Primary School is welcoming and friendly and our central focus is a commitment to ensuring that all our pupils achieve their full potential and become lifelong learners. Our children are happy, enthusiastic and want to learn. We celebrate diversity and teach children to recognise and respect people’s differences as well as similarities. We have a strong training and CPD programme, opportunities to develop your skills and a solid, supportive team of staff and Governors who have fostered a caring and welcoming atmosphere at the school. We are seeking to appoint a hard-working, conscientious and self-motivated individual to join our school team.

The Pinnacle Learning Trust

At the Pinnacle Learning Trust we celebrate students’ uniqueness and support our young people to flourish and become responsible, successful citizens who contribute positively to their communities. Our Trust invests in each member of staff, offering them professional development opportunities, including designation as Evidence Leads in Education for the Research School; delivery of school-to-school support; CPD facilitation and support for trainee teachers. Staff have access to opportunities to develop their teaching practice, such as training on metacognition, virtual classroom coaching and retrieval practice. As a Trust, we celebrate diversity by encouraging an understanding of our communities, faiths and cultures.

To apply please use this link to The Pinnacle Learning Trust website. https://www.pinnaclelearningtrust.org.uk/Vacancies/

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 Broadfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 399 pupils
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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