Teaching Assistant Apprentice - Churnet View Middle School

Churnet View Middle School, Churnet View, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6PU
04 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
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Churnet View Middle School is an excellent 9-13 age middle school set in the beautiful surroundings of the Staffordshire Moorlands and at the heart of the community. Part of The Talentum Learning Trust, Churnet View Middle School offers exceptional opportunities for staff development and experience across other key stages and post 16 education.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an excellent school with a successful and highly supportive team. The school was deemed good at the last Ofsted inspection in April 2019. We are a successful oversubscribed middle school with a strong commitment to raising levels of attainment through a creative approach to the curriculum. We can offer a dedicated, friendly and hardworking team of staff and governors. As a school we place an emphasis on an enriched curriculum through extra-curricular clubs, first-hand experience and exciting events each term. 

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Apprentice Teaching Assistant to work alongside teaching staff in the classroom.

National Apprentice Minimum Wage rate £4.15 per hour for the first 12 months.  Age related apprentice rates of pay apply on completion of first 12 months. The position is fixed term for 15 months with progression to Year 2 subject to review. 37 hours per week Monday to Friday, term time only.

The role is to provide support to teachers and classes, to ensure that classes run smoothly and professionally at all times and to develop your own classroom skills. The successful applicant will be required to register on the National Apprenticeship Scheme and enrol with a local college to complete a Level 3 qualification as part of their apprenticeship. Provision is made within the working week for time to complete course requirements.

GCSE English and Maths pass grades essential.

We can offer you;

  • a friendly, supportive staff
  • a positive and caring ethos
  • eager, interesting children
  • excellent professional development opportunities

In return the successful candidate will be;

  • able to develop excellent relationships in order to inspire, challenge and support
  • able to demonstrate a commitment to all areas of school life
  • well organised and have a strong commitment to team work
  • enthusiastic,  flexible and willing to contribute to extra- curricular activities
  • able to arrange travel to and from  the school in Leek
  • willing to undertake all duties reasonably requested in a manner consistent with the aims of Churnet View Middle School.

This general job description is not comprehensive and the post holder will be required to undertake such other tasks appropriate to the level of appointment as the Head teacher may reasonably require.

Churnet View Middle School Leek ST13 6PU

For further details or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Mrs S Burgess, Bursar on 01538 384939 or email sburgess@ttlt.org.uk

An application form should be emailed for the attention of Mr S Fryer, Headteacher c/o sburgess@ttlt.org.uk by the closing date 12 noon on Friday 18th September 2020. Interviews will be held w/c 21st September 2020.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and these positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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