Location: Teddington

Employer description: Voluntary Aided CofE Primary School

Hours of work: 8.30 am – 4.30 pm (Mon-Fri) with 30 minutes for lunch (this includes 1 hour every day after school to undertake independent study)

Annual holiday entitlement: Term time only

Pay: £165 per week

Job description:

  • Deliver work, care or support programmes to individual pupils or groups
  • Enable access to learning for all pupils
  • Provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of the pupils resources and the classroom
  • Support the teacher in behaviour management and reinforcing agreed policies and procedures
  • 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 lesson in accordance with the School’s policies and procedures
  • Help to care for unwell children
  • Provide general administrative support to the teacher e.g. photocopying, filing, laminating, collecting money etc.
  • Provide general organisation support to the school e.g. duties and educational visits

Skills & abilities required:

  • Effective use of ICT to support learning
  • Use of other equipment technology – video, photocopier
  • Understanding of relevant polices/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation
  • General understanding of national curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Understanding the importance of confidentiality both within and outside the workplace
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these


  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • GCSE passes 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:

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship Framework  – Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT at Level 1 (if required)
  • Level 2 BIIAB Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Minimum duration: 12 Months
  • A minimum of 1 day per week will be allocated for training purposes

Employment Start Date: September 2019