Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

Vacancy Details

This is an Apprenticeship vacancy

Employer Name:

Ysgol Aberconwy

Type of vacancy:




Closing Date:


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£6 per hour

Hours of Work:


Start Date:


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.
Job roles will include:
- Working within a secondary school full-time as a Teaching Assistant.
- Supporting pupils with special educational needs (SEN).
- Supporting pupils with their numeracy.
- Supporting pupils with their literacy.
- Supporting pupils with their ICT skills.
- 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 16 years.
- Supporting a teacher in various roles within the classroom.
- 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 with special educational needs (SEN).
- 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 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: 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.