Organisation name: St Mary’s and St Peter’s CE Primary School Phone no: 020 8943 0476
Email: apeach@nullsmsp.richmond.sch.uk Contact: Allison Peach
Address: Somerset Rd, Teddington TW11 8RX
Employer description: Voluntary Aided 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: Will pay the national minimum wage for the age of learner
Position title: Apprentice Teaching Assistant
Starting date: September 2022

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 policies/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