Sparkwell All Saints Primary School

£148.00 per week


Teaching Assistant Apprentice
Published: Apr 10, 2018
Ref: SP355TL

Sparkwell All Saints Primary School are looking for an apprentice to support teaching and learning throughout the school, working closely to support Students with S.E.N (Special Educational Needs).

The Apprentice’s Role

The successful candidate will be required to prepare the classroom for lessons, clear away afterwards and produce displays of pupils work. You will be required to concentrate for most of the morning or afternoon whilst observing and assisting the pupils during lessons. You will also be expected to support pupils in water-based activities.

You will provide specialist support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and appropriate access to learning activities. You will assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the management of the learning environment in the classroom. You will also assist the teacher and HLTA with the planning of learning activities, assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes and undertake pupils record keeping which will include recording pupils responses to learning activities.

Working Hours: You will be working 30 – 40 hours per week, ranging between the hours of 8am-4.30pm/5pm, Monday to Friday. Specific shifts will be negotiated with the school. This would be term time only (38 weeks) starting September 2018.

Wages: £148.00 per week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.

Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address or call us on 01752 332442.

Sparkwell All Saints Primary are passionate that every child is unique, their individuality is valued and the best education is provided for them. Their commitment is to ensure excellence in a nurturing, happy, inclusive learning environment both inside and out. Through a creative and stimulating enquiry-based curriculum, including Forest School learning, we develop each child’s key skills in speaking and listening, reading, writing, mathematics and technology, inspired by the children’s interests, the local community, business links and the wider world.

They are committed to improving the quality of the educational provision for all our children which will enable them to attain the levels of knowledge, understanding and skills that society demands for their future lives. High quality education at Sparkwell.

Past Apprentice

This is the first time Sparkwell All Saints Primary School have invested in the apprenticeship programme.

After successful completion of your level 2 apprenticeship, you may have the opportunity to progress onto the level 3 qualification and gain full-time employment at the school.

Skills Required

Good Numeracy and Literacy standards need to be demonstrated and a a real interest in working with children with Special Educational Needs is essential.

Personal Qualities

You will be able to work as part of a team, be punctual and reliable. In addition, tou will have a strong work ethic and good timekeeping skills.

Prior Qualifications

Due to the nature of the role, you will require GCSE grades A-C in Maths and English.

The Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools includes:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Functional Skills in English (Level 2), Maths (Level 1) and ICT (Level 1)


  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
    Schools organisations
  • Help improve own and team practice in schools
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
  • Support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Support children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Support learning activities

Once you have submitted this information a member of the recruitment team will be in touch to arrange your first interview with Skills Group. You do not need to apply for other vacancies at this stage, as you will be considered for all suitable vacancies.

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