Overview

Employer description: Lovelace Primary School

Hours of work: Monday – Friday, 32 hours per week (plus 8 hours per week to be spent on off-the-job training activities.

Working hours either:

  • AM: 07.45 – 14.20 with 30 minute unpaid break (to include working in Breakfast Club)
    OR
  • PM: 11.05 – 18.00 with 30 minute unpaid break (to include working in After School Club)

Annual holiday entitlement: 18 month employment contract. Term-time (39 weeks worked per year)

Closing date: 18/07/2021

Start date: 01/09/2021

Pay: £212.40 per week for the duration of the contract

Location: Lovelace Primary School, Mansfield Road, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 2RN

Job responsibilities:

  • 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 and 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 visits.
  • Recognise confidentiality, safeguarding procedures, H&S and the policies of the Governing Body.

Skills & abilities required:

  • Good IT, Literacy and Numeracy skills.
  • 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/learning and an ability to relate well to children and 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 and responsibilities and your own position within these.

Eligibility:

  • Anyone aged 16 and over may apply for this apprenticeship
  • GCSE passes in Maths and English are essential requirements
  • Applicants must reasonably be able to travel to work within a maximum of 1 hour

Apprenticeship Information:

This apprenticeship vacancy will be subject to an enhanced DBS check