Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Southall School

off Rowan Avenue, Dawley, Telford, TF4 3PX
Apprentice rate £3.70 per hour
05 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
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Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Southall School

Temporary for 15 months
32.5 hours per week, term time plus PD days
£3.70 per hour

An opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Assistant Apprentice within Southall School. 

The job involves working across the whole school and with individual students. Through this opportunity you will be able to gain paid employment whilst gaining a recognised qualification.

The moment your journey begins as an apprentice:

  • You become an employed member of staff
  • You will be paid an hourly rate of £3.70
  • You will work towards gaining a full qualification
  • You will receive full training, support and guidance

Your role will include:

  • Working with children between the ages of 11-16 years, organising activities, being pro-active with help and care.
  • Assisting and meeting the personal/emotional needs of individual children – changing, feeding, caring and establishing a relationship with children.
  • Work (under supervision) providing all aspects of care/support to children, ensuring they take part with day- to- day learning and play activities.
  • Ensure that the setting is safe, clean and well presented.
  • Collaborate with colleagues ensuring the highest standards of work are carried out and are provided throughout your role in a positive manner.
  • To contribute to a high quality caring environment for children. This includes creating a warm, friendly and stimulating atmosphere in which the children can develop emotionally, socially and educationally through individual attention and group activities.
  • Attend team meetings and contribute relevant ideas.
  • Be able to understand and implement the setting’s confidentiality policy.
  • Contribute towards an effective and supportive team environment.

Throughout this role, you will gain extensive knowledge and experience within the working environment which will set you up for a great career upon completion. This will hopefully lead to permanent employment within education sector or even continue to the next level, undertaking further training.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Be passionate about supporting children’s learning
  • Be motivated to learn about and support pupils with a range of special educational needs
  • Have an outgoing and motivated attitude
  • Be a committed, punctual and reliable individual
  • Hold GCSE English and maths at grades A - C

Southall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post will be offered subject to the satisfactory return of safeguarding checks and two references.

If you would like an informal chat or to visit the school, please contact Karen James, School Business Manager on 01952 387600.

Applications should be returned to tracey.roberts@taw.org.uk or if by post to the school at the address below:

Tracey Roberts

Southall School

Off Rowan Avenue


Telford TF4 3PX

Closing date for applications is Monday 17th September at 9.00 a.m.

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