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Job Description

Plumpton School, located in Penrith, are looking for a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to join the team this September. Are you looking to embark on an apprenticeship that sets you up with a life long career ahead? Apply now!
 
The main purpose of this role is to complement the professional work of teachers by supporting learning activities in line with Plumpton school policies and guidance. This may involve supporting learning activities for individuals/groups or for whole classes. It will involve supporting assessment, recording and reporting on achievement, behaviour for learning, progress and development. Plumpton school are looking for someone who is reliable, punctual, professional and a good team player.
 
Plumpton school is on the A6 which is on the main bus route from Penrith to Carlisle so easily accessible by bus.
 
Main responsibilities;
  • Develop good relationships with all of the children (ranging from 3 years to 11 years)
  • Model appropriate positive behaviour
  • Be confident communicating with parents/carers
  • Help to make a stimulating environment for the children indoors and outdoors, for example, with guidance setting up role play areas and making displays
  • Support teachers administration duties including photocopying, organising/making resources and mailing
  • Work with small groups or individuals follow the teachers planning/direction
  • Supervise small groups indoors and outdoors
  • Make observations and assessments of the children and feedback to the class teacher
  • Drive own development by actively participating in mentor sessions
  • Keep any information discussed in school confidential
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach showing imitative and resilience to complete tasks 
  • Follow the Child Protection Policy and Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Support Children at lunchtimes including encouraging good table manners and healthy eating
  • Support learning and care provision in the Extended School Clubs including, preparing snack, leading play activities (indoors and outdoors) and communicating with parents
  • To be a reliable member of the team
  • Have a professional attitude to all work and other members of staff
  • Be willing to support children with person care eg. toileting 
  • Take part in school training
  • Help on school visits/outdoors adventurous activities and follow risk assessments
Working hours - Full time, Monday to Friday, 9:00am until 4:30pm 
Salary - National Minimum Wage for Apprentice, £6.40 per hour.
 
This apprenticeship comes with the possible progression to a full time position, subject to school budget and candidate performance 
 

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent grade 4/C in Maths and English 

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