Teaching Assistant Apprentice- Term time only

  • Company: Goldington Academy
  • Location: Bedford, MK41 9BX
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £162.50 per week
  • Sector: Education
  • Ref: VAC-12378
  • Application Deadline Date: 26/06/2022
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Monday to Thursday at school 8:30am to 4:00pm, Friday at college

Brief Description

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you want to make a difference to their lives and assist them with their daily needs? Apply now!

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will ideally need to have GCSE grades 9-3 (A*- D) in English and maths or the ability to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills during the programme.

If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - apprenticeships@bedford.ac.uk or 01234 291375

Personal Qualities

•A commitment to achieving the best for pupils
•Ability to respond to advice and guidance
•Willingness to work as a member of a team
•Patient
•Motivated
•Inspirational
•Confident

Skills Required

•Good organisation
•IT literate
•Good communication

Future Prospects

Potential of a permanent role. Recognised qualification and experience gained to support future employment.

Vacancy Detail

Goldington Academy is a very successful secondary school in Bedford. The secondary school serves an established area to the north-east of Bedford town centre and currently has 800 students on roll. The school, which is very well resourced with interactive facilities in each teaching space, has been rated good by Ofsted.

The school have various benefits such as the bike to work scheme- the school will give you some money towards a bike, health cash plan where you will get benefit funding, free flu vaccines for staff, high street discounts, good pension scheme and discount on school meals (who can say no to school cake and chocolate toothpaste!)

Are you in year 11? You can apply now to start in September!

Part of your role will include providing academic and emotional support and to assist with pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). You will also be working closely with teaching staff to support pupils who are underachieving to enable them to maximise their full potentials. You will engage students within their learning and promote positive behaviour in the classroom.

Other Information

*Please note that the college attendance for this will start in September 2022 but there is an opportunity to start working before this time*

Following a successful interview with Bedford College, references will be obtained prior to interview. This will include filling in a full application form on the school's template, including reference requests prior to the interview (for school leavers, it will be mandatory for one of these to come from your school's Head Teacher/Master).

A full DBS check will be required for the successful applicant.

Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

Only candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.

This role is term time only, plus training days. Due to the nature of this role, holiday or other planned absence during term time is not normally permitted.

Ready to start your adventure?