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Teaching Assistant, Threlkeld Primary School, £4.81 an hour

Keswick, Cumbria, Cumbria

Added 2 years ago

About Threlkeld Primary School

The school has 55 pupils and is on good public transport links with Keswick for those who do not drive.

About the role

The successful person will work with both Year 1 and 2 on a day to day basis and will have the opportunity to gain experience working with children of all ages across all key stages in breakfast, after school club and during lunch duties. This will enable the apprentice to build positive relationships with all of the children in the small close knit school. We are looking for someone who is bright and bubbly and willing to learn. Ideally you will hold GCSE grades at 4/C or above in maths and English.

The Head Teacher is keen to recruit someone who has an interest in the children’s emotional wellbeing, social development and mental health and would be happy to take on additional training and responsibilities in this area. 30 hours per week

September start.

General duties to include

  • setting up and clearing away activities
  • preparing resources
  • supporting whole class activities with the teacher
  • leading small groups
  • delivering 1:1 intervention.
Training & Qualification Details

This Level 3 apprenticeship is expected to last a period of between 12 –18 months. You will attend live tutor led sessions 2 days every month (1 day every other week which will be via ZOOM) and participate in online interactive learning via our bespoke innovative platform OLLIE. Your Tutor will also visit you in the workplace for 1-2-1 Tutor sessions during the program. System People have fantastic pass rates and won the “BEST Training Provider Award” at the Golden Apples in 2019 and have been awarded a “Good” rating by Ofsted 2021.

Entry requirements

You will need to have achieved a GCSE grade 4/C (or equivalent) in Maths and English by the end this program, therefore if you do not already hold a grade 4 in these subjects, you will be required to carry out a short Maths and English Assessment to see if we are able to offer you Functional skills support to reach a Level 2 (grade C/4 equivalent) by the end of the program.

Apprenticeships are open to everyone of all ages, so perhaps you have just left school and would like to get straight into work? Maybe you are a working parent looking for a change? Or perhaps you are looking for a career break and want to retrain and start something totally new! All applications are welcome.

This vacancy has now been filled