Apprentice Teaching Assistant - The Bridge School
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The Bridge School
Waterloo Rd, Hadley,Telford, TF5 1NQ
Tel: 01952 387108
The Bridge is an all age special school for pupils with complex/Severe Learning Difficulties with excellent facilities. School has had successive outstanding Ofsted inspections and extensive CPD is provided.
Teaching Assistant Apprentice
Fixed term contract
Period 21 months
Posts available for Sept 2022 start date
Apprenticeship minimum wage applies- currently £4.81 per hour for the first year for apprentices over 19 years. After the first 12 months the salary will increase to minimum wage per age, further information can be found at https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant Apprentice. As a team member of the school, you will work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work, care and support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.
You need to be organised and have a willingness to study towards an apprenticeship whilst working. 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time + PD days) Monday – Friday. Holidays must be taken during school holiday periods only. 36 hours per week includes staff meetings, training programme and study time.
We expect you to hold qualifications that demonstrate a good level of literacy and numeracy. GCSE Grade A – C/4 or above in English Language and Mathematics is essential. As part of this placement, you will be expected to undertake off the job training.
Please forward your completed application to Bridgeapplications@taw.org.uk using the subject ‘apprentice application’ in the email. Within the application, please explain in under 2 pages, how you meet the person specification and can carry out the job description.
You will study for a National Vocational Qualification Level 3 Early Educator and a package of other qualifications.
You will study for a National Vocational Qualification Level 3 Teaching Assistant and a package of other qualifications.
Supportive training will be provided.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for details.
This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification.
Application forms and further details are available below or directly from the school. Sorry but CV’s will not be accepted. All completed application forms should be emailed to the school (Bridgeapplications@taw.org.uk ) The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS (CRB) clearance for the successful applicant. We are committed to equality and diversity.
Closing Date: 18th August 2022