Teaching Assisstant Apprentice (Science Technician)

Vacancy Details

This is an Apprenticeship vacancy

Employer Name:

Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy, Llanwrst

Type of vacancy:



Llanrwst, LL26 0SD

Closing Date:


Vacancy ID:



Apprentice Minimum Wage

Hours of Work:


Start Date:


Careers Wales Admin Ref:

Not specified

Vacancy Description

Classroom Assistant
Education and Training
As a junior science lab assistant you would support teachers and help children with their educational and social development and understanding of the sciences. In this role you will be supporting the Science department as a junior technician.
Job roles will include:
• Working within a Secondary school full-time as a Science Lab Assistant
• Supporting teachers with lesson preparation
• Understand importance of following health and safety policies
• 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 11 to 18 years
• Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working in schools
Essential Criteria:
• An eagerness to learn more about becoming a Teaching Assistant
• 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

Training provided

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

• Any previous experience working with children
• Any previous experience working in a controlled environment / following health and safety practices.
• Strong Science knowledge/understanding
• 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 working
• Desire to be a positive role model to young people

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: Essential.
Welsh Written Skills: Essential.

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.