Apprentice Teaching Assistant – ref TV47320

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Delves Infant School, Botany Road, Walsall, WS5 4PU
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour (from April).
24 Mar 2021
16 Apr 2021
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Delves Federation

Apprentice Teaching Assistant – ref TV47320

We are currently seeking an apprentice to train at Delves Infant and Nursery School. This post will be Monday to Friday, term time only plus 5 training days, from 8.30am-3.30pm each day (32.5 hours each week). The apprenticeship period will be 27 months commencing May 2021.

The job will involve working at Delves Infant School supporting in class and working with pupils who may have specific needs (SEND).  This is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain paid employment in an outstanding setting whilst gaining a recognised Level 3 qualification and embark on a career in education.

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of the school
  • Be willing to learn
  • Be a positive role model in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance
  • Have the ability to organise and prioritise your own workload whilst working alone or as part of a team
  • Give attention to detail
  • Have the capacity, drive, passion and energy to succeed
  • Hold yourself to high personal standards
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be committed to helping and supporting children from all backgrounds
  • Follow safeguarding and child protection procedures including the ability to handle confidential information
  • Have an excellent health and attendance record.
  • Have an adaptable and professional approach to the responsibilities of the post
  • Have an understanding of and commitment to the equal opportunities policy
  • Have sound ICT skills

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs, including Maths and English, Grade C or above or 4/5 (new grading) or a relevant Level 2 qualification.

Rate of Pay: The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.30 an hour (from April). This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over AFTER completing their first year. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that is part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Delves Federation is fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of the children and all appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: 4pm Friday 16th April 2021

Details of the post and application forms are available at or from Mrs R Green-Morris, School Business Manager, Delves Infant School, Botany Road, Walsall, WS5 4PU TEL: 01922 720754,


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