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Teaching Assistant, Longtown Primary School, £5.28 an hour

Carlisle, Cumbria

Added 7 months ago

About Longtown Primary School

Welcome to Longtown Primary School, part of Cumbria Education Trust, where our philosophy for learning strives for all children to be the very best they can be. We acknowledge the individuality of each child and aim to give every encouragement and opportunity to develop his or her abilities.

Our children are at the heart of every decision we make and we hope that, by growing within our school community, our pupils will become citizens who contribute positively to society both in their work and leisure activities.

During our recent Ofsted visit, where the school received its very first GOOD judgement, our teachers were praised for bringing learning to life and our children were praised for their impeccable behaviour

About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the team in Longtown Primary School from January 2024.
We are a busy and vibrant school where the children's needs always come first. Our staff are hardworking and passionate about ensuring all our pupil's needs are met encouraging their academic, social and emotional development thrives.
If you have a genuine desire to work with children, are able to build supportive and professional relationships and have a positive character this could be the perfect job role for you!
We are looking for a confident and hard working individual who has a minimum of grade 4/C in maths and English. You must be willing to undertake any further training required that will help you to support our pupils.

General duties to include

  • Daily duties will include, but not be limited to:
  • Supporting the class teachers to set up and clear away learning activities.
  • Support whole class teaching.
  • Lead small group sessions planned by the class teacher.
  • Work on a 1:1 basis with pupils that require additional support.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for all pupils.
  • Keep detailed records as required.
  • Maintain the ethos of the school and provide a positive role model for learning and behaviour.
  • Playground duties.
  • Support with out of school trips.
Your future career with us

Longtown Primary is part of Cumbria Education Trust, they have an excellent record of supporting apprentices and offering positions in one of their schools upon the successful completion of the apprenticeship.

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