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Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Hours of work: 29.75 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 2 years

Closing date: Friday 1 July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Meridian Community Primary School and Nursery, Roderick Avenue North, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 8BZ

Phone: 01273 584212
Email: office@meridian.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: http://www.meridianschool.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

Apprentice Teaching Assistants required for September

We are looking for self-motivated people who wish to be trained as a Teaching Assistant Apprentice. The apprenticeship will be made up of practical employment experience whilst having an education programme that will lead on to a nationally recognised qualification. You will learn to work in a school environment supporting the learning and care of students, working with a team and as an individual.  Observation and assessment by professional teachers and assessors takes place throughout the term of the apprenticeship to build upon your levels of understanding leading toward your qualification. The successful applicant will have the privilege to support our children's learning in their lessons.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be an articulate team player, willing to work effectively as part of a team
  • Have the ability to communicate professionally to all both orally and in writing
  • Have good organisational, planning and follow through skills
  • Exercise discretion and maintain confidentially
  • Enjoy working with and caring for children
  • Be highly motivated and keen to learn.

We can offer you:

  • Children that are enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • A strong, supportive and committed staff team
  • Opportunities to develop your professional skills.

Interviews will be held week commencing 4 July.

For application forms and information packs please see our website www.meridianschool.co.uk or contact the school office by emailing office@meridian.e-sussex.sch.uk

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/49421/24975

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Peacehaven

  • Salary
  • £13,177 to £18,328 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 1 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • Meridian Community Primary School and Nursery

  • Contract type
  • Apprenticeship

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 29.75

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education