This position has been filled


Employer description: CofE Primary School

Hours of work: 36 hours per week, (8.20am to 4.00 pm including unpaid breaks) working 39 out of 52 weeks of the year (term time
including INSET days). Mon-Fri. Please note although working for 39 weeks per year, you will be paid the above weekly wage for 45.2
weeks per year to include holiday pay.

Annual holiday entitlement: Term time only 45.2 weeks

Pay: £211.00 per week (£9,600 pa pro-rated)

Location: New Malden KT3 3TW

Job description:

  • Deliver work, care or support programmes to individual pupils or groups, including those with special educational needs.
  • 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.
  • Contribute to the management of pupils behaviour, both in the classroom and on the playground, and reinforcing agreed
    policies and procedures whilst being an effective role model for pupil behaviour.
  • 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.
  • Provide admin support to the teacher e.g. photocopying, filing, displays, laminating, collecting money etc.
  • Provide general organisation support to the school e.g. maintaining a safe environment, break/lunch duties and educational
  • Recognise confidentiality, safeguarding procedures, H&S and the policies of the Governing Body.

Skills & abilities required:

  1. Warm, caring & patient nature.
  2. Excellent communication skills with clear spoken English
  3. Respect for confidential nature of work.
  4. Understanding of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation.
  5. General understanding of national curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies.
  6. Basic understanding of child development / learning & an ability to relate well to children & adults.
  7. Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.
  8. Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles & responsibilities & your own position within these.


  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship but this position would ideally suit someone aged 18 +.
  • 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:

  • Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths, English at Level 2 (if required)
  • Minimum duration: 18 Months
  • A minimum of 1 day per week will be allocated for training purposes

This apprenticeship vacancy will be subject to an enhanced DBS check