Teaching Assistant - Apprentice (level 3), Northampton

Closing date:

Wootton Park SchoolNorthampton

Date posted:
Start date: September (negotiable)
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Apprenticeship rate at WPS is £5 per hour
Contract term: Permanent


For more information on the Northampton College Apprenticeship Scheme, please contact Lisa Carter: 

Apprenticeship Recruitment

The Business Centre

Northampton College

Tel: 01604 736525

About the Position:

Wootton Park School (WPS) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant apprentice to work under the direction of the SENCo.

The position requires: 

-  Enthusiasm

-  Team work

-  Motivation and;  

-  Excellent Verbal and Written Communication skills. 

The school is naturally a strong advocate of learning and development and is keen to support and develop an apprentice with this position.  

As a growing school, we hope to support career development. 

Suitable candidates will have experience of facilitating learning activities with children.

The hours of work will be 35 hours a week, between 8am and 4pm Monday to Friday (term time only (plus additional teacher training days). 

About Our School: 

Wootton Park School offers a first-rate and unique learning environment, ensuring high levels of academic achievement and personal development for all, while promoting the value of public service and building a stronger society. As an all-through (4-19) school, we believe this brings a significant number of benefits for learners and staff, and we seek staff who share this vision with us.

WPS opened in 2016 with two Reception and four Year 7 classes. In the 2017/2018 academic year, WPS has grown to include two Year 1 classes and four Year 8 classes. Currently a small school, we will grow exponentially year on year and are in the exciting stages of planning and building our new £20 million school premises facilities which will be completed in 2019/2020, ready for when WPS reaches its full capacity of 1,260 learners

As our school grows, so too does the need for high quality support staff. We are looking to build our committed and passionate team in line with our growing school.

If you are inspired by this exceptional opportunity to join us at this early stage of our journey to excellence, we want to hear from you.   

Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure.  

Wootton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage. 

Application closing date: 4th May 2018, 9am

Interview date: The week following the application closing deadline.

Please note that Wootton Park School reserve the right to close before the deadline on receipt of sufficient applications. Therefore please ensure that you apply at the earliest opportunity. 

For further details about  the school, please either go to the school website http://www.woottonparkschool.org.uk 

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More about Wootton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Wootton Hall Park, Wootton, Northamptonshire, NN4 0JA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 931139
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