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Location: Surbiton, Surrey

Employer description: Primary and Nursery School

Hours of work: 36 hours per week Monday to Friday (6 hrs per week to spent on off-the job training activities)

Annual holiday entitlement: 12 month employment contract.  Term-time (39 weeks worked per year)

Pay: £11,044.80 per annum (FTE) / £5.90 per hour / £212.40 per week for the duration of the contract

Job description:

  • Working under the guidance of SLT (Senior Leadership Team) and colleagues, in order to support and extent the children’s learning
  • Provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils resources and the classroom
  • Contribute to the management of pupils’ behaviour and reinforcing agreed policies and procedures whilst being an effective role model for pupil behaviour
  • Enable access to learning for all pupils and help to encourage children’s development, independence, self-reliance, initiative and problem solving skills
  • Deliver work, care or support programmes to individual pupils or groups, including those with special educational needs
  • Support in the development of other key skills which aid pupils’ learning, e.g. Numeracy, Literacy
  • Help translate tasks at pupil level by restructuring them into achievable steps
  • Take appropriate action related to any problems or emergencies that occur during the sessions in accordance with the School’s policies and procedures
  • Provide admin support to the teacher e.g. photocopying, filing, displays, laminating, collecting money etc.
  • Provide general organisation support to the school when required to do so
  • Recognise confidentiality, safeguarding procedures, H & S and the policies of the Governing Body

Skills & abilities required:

  • Good IT, Literacy and Numeracy and communication skills
  • Understanding of relevant polices/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation
  • Basic understanding of child development / learning & an ability to relate well to children & adults
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Ability to use own initiative, be organised and communicate effectively
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles & responsibilities & your own position within these
  • Understand the importance of being punctual and the impact absence has on the effectiveness of the team
  • Candidate must already hold a level 2 qualification in a relevant field, such as support teaching and learning or childcare


  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • GCSE passes (A*- C) in maths and English are desirable but not essential requirements
  • Applicants must reasonably be able to travel to work within a maximum of 1 hour

Apprenticeship Information:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship Framework in Children & Young Peoples Workforce
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT at Level 2 (if required)
  • Minimum Duration: 12 Months
  • A minimum of 1 day per week will be allocated for training purposes

About Grand Avenue Primary and Nursery School

Grand Avenue Primary & Nursery School prides itself on providing a quality education for all children which is fun, varied and equips the children for life in the 21st century.