Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Vacancy Details

This is an Apprenticeship vacancy

Employer Name:

St Chad's Church in Wales Voluntary Aided Primary

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Apprentice minimum wage

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Careers Wales Admin Ref:

Not specified

Vacancy Description

Classroom Assistant
Education and Training
As a teaching assistant you would support teachers and help children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom and through leading play activities.
Job roles will include:
• Working within a primary school as a Teaching Assistant
• Supporting playgroup, nursery and foundation phase provision
• Supporting pupils with their numeracy
• Supporting pupils with their literacy
• Supporting pupils with their ICT skills
• Organising and leading activities with children
• Be involved in displays and preparing resources
• Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
• Understand the safeguarding and behaviour policy and their role within these policies
• Working with children aged 3 to 11 years
• Supporting a teacher/Play leader in various roles within and outside the classroom
• Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working in schools

Training provided

Mae'r Brentisiaeth yn cynnwys dysgu yn y gwaith ynghyd â hyfforddiant i ffwrdd o'r gwaith sy'n arwain at gymwysterau a gydnabyddir yn genedlaethol. The Apprenticeship includes both on-the- job learning and off-the-job training which leads to nationally recognised qualifications

Preferred Learning Provider


Learning Provider Course

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2 Certificate (C&G) 5011136X

Desirable personal qualities

Essential Criteria:
• An eagerness to learn more about becoming a Teaching Assistant/Activity Leader
• A passion for working with children
• Possess relevant qualities including patience and communication
• Ability to show professionalism at all times
• Ability to listen and learn from more experienced staff
• Any previous experience working with children
• Strong English & Mathematics
• Communicational skills relevant to both children and adults
• Competent skills in numeracy, literacy and ICT
• Ability to self-manage and organise own time
• Personal qualities
• Reliable
• Smart appearance
• Professional attitude
• A level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required
• Ambitious and hard work

Qualification(s) Required

2 GCSE at C or equivalent
English at C or equivalent
Maths at C or equivalent

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No.
Welsh Written Skills: No.

Interview arrangements

This vacancy has been placed by the employer in the language of their choice. This means that the vacancy might only appear in Welsh or English.