Teaching Assistant - Apprentice (Primary) - Advanced Level 3 - Fixed Term, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

Closing date:

Anglesey Primary AcademyBurton upon Trent, Staffordshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £5.05 per hour within the first year of apprenticeship, national minimum wage (NMW) after the first year
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teaching Assistant - Apprentice (Primary) - Advanced Level 3 - Fixed Term

32.5 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days

Inspire your Remarkable 

Do you want to teach children who have positive attitudes to learning, be surrounded by a supportive leadership team and have your own bespoke professional development plan? If you relish a challenge and want to make a huge difference to our students’ lives, then we want to hear from you!

Anglesey is a larger than average primary school in Burton-on-Trent with over 25 languages spoken amongst the student population.

We are enormously proud and privileged to serve the children and families of our community. Anglesey is a happy, warm and nurturing environment for all within it and every member of our team is striving towards creating the outstanding school that our families deserve. Ours is a very special learning community, filled with dedicated and talented staff, where all students, whatever their ability and background, will flourish. We care enormously about our pupils and work hard for them. We serve an area of high socio-economic deprivation which as well as bringing challenges, is extremely rewarding. 

If you have a passion for education, are able to help support opportunities for learning and progress whether inside or out come rain, hail or shine and love working as part of a team, you could be the person we are looking for!

As a Teaching Assistant Apprentice you will support teaching staff in the development and education of pupils, including the provision of specialist skills as appropriate. 

You will complete a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard. The work experience gained on the job will support this. Your Assessor will assess you in the workplace approximately every 4 weeks. In between these meetings you will have dedicated time away from your job to work on the apprenticeship and collate evidence for your apprenticeship e-portfolio with ongoing support from your Manager and Assessor.

This is an exciting opportunity to be in a real job within a supportive team, whilst working towards a qualification!

To be eligible for the Apprenticeship, applicants must have resided in the UK or EEA for 3 years prior to the start of the Apprenticeship.  Please note: applicants must not have already completed a Level 2/3 Supporting Teaching and Learning within the classroom apprenticeship (depending on the level you are applying for).

Please note: AET has their own in house apprenticeship scheme and do not work with any other training providers to deliver Apprenticeships.

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring. 

We offer:

  • More training and development, so you can get better at what you do - Varied and stretching continuous professional development opportunities.
  • More support for you and your loved ones - A health cash plan, employee loans and savings scheme, discounted gym membership and employee assistance programme.
  • More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.
  • More reward - A generous and flexible Local Government Pension scheme for support staff.
  • More possibilities - To inspire children to find their remarkable. 

Closing date: Friday 15 November 2019 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Find your remarkable, apply today, by clicking the apply now button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details.



More about Anglesey Primary Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Clarence Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 3LG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1283 563811
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