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Teaching Assistant, Caldew Lea Primary School, £6.40 an hour

Carlisle, Cumbria

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About Caldew Lea Primary School

Our school has a long and proud tradition of educating the children of west Carlisle for 125 years now: we are a school which is truly at the heart of the community it serves. As a high-quality staff team, we are committed to providing an exciting, vibrant and relevant education for our fantastic children. We believe in the potential of each and every child; every day we strive to ensure all of our children are given the life chances they need to ‘be the best they can be’.

Caldew Lea joined Cumbria Education Trust in October 2019. This exciting development in our school history enables us to work positively and purposefully in collaboration with our partner Trust Primary Schools to secure the very best outcomes for our children. Our shared values of ‘Respect, Responsibility and Resilience’ are the foundation of all we do.

About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to learn develop their knowledge and skills working with our pupils from September 2024! You will have the opportunity to work throughout the school which will help make the most of your apprenticeship and really see the progression within the pupils.
We are looking for an individual who is flexible and keen to learn, has excellent communication skills and a strong level of maths and English (minimum grade C/4).
The role will include supporting all aspects of the pupil's development, making and maintaining strong working relationships with staff and pupils and really getting involved in school life. If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you!

General duties to include

  • Supporting whole class teaching
  • Delivering planned interventions to small groups of pupils
  • Promoting health and safety in the class and during playground duties
  • Supporting the pupil's emotional and social development
  • Participating in school events and trips
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Working with the school team as a whole
Your future career with us

Upon the successful completion of the Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship, there may be the opportunity to join our team on a permanent basis.

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.

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