CH-184 L2 Teaching Assistant Apprentice at St James C of E Primary School in Blackburn

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 3 - starting September 2018
Salary £3.70 per hour
Reference Code CH-183
Hours Per Week Monday to Friday, 30 hours, term time
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Job Description

Brief Overview

Supporting class teachers with the teaching and learning of the primary curriculum and pupil wellbeing.

Vacancy Description

Vacancy for Teaching Assistant Level 2

Main Objective – to be able to work with children of various ages across a primary school.

The role will include;

Working under the direction of the class teacher to carry out a range of classroom duties.

Supporting the learning of pupils of different ages with a range of abilities.

Communicating effectively with pupils to support them in their learning.

Helping to prepare classroom resources.

Communicating effectively with staff and being able to work as part of a team.

Remaining professional, in order to be a role model for pupils.

Willingness to become involved in the wider life of school, such as supporting staff with clubs, school competitions, school events etc.

Attend inset days and other relevant staff training.

Keeping pupils safe and responsibility for their wellbeing.

Person Specification




A good communicator

Able to follow instructions

Able to follow procedures


Personal Qualities

Positive (particularly towards the pupils)

Able to work as part of a team.

A good communicator and listener



GCSE Grade A – C (or equivalent in English and Maths)


Things to Consider

Successful candidates will be entitled to school holidays although these will be unpaid.

May, at times, be required to clean up after a child has been unwell.

May need to administer some medical care (under supervision) i.e. applying cream to a child.

May be required to change nappies if working with the children in Nursery.


Other Important Information

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change. If this vacancy has been filled we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies.


Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship


Proposed Duration

18 Months

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Teaching Assistant 


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500

School Website


How To Apply
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