Organisation Name: Christ Church New Malden Primary School   Phone No: 020 8336 7800
Apprenticeship Pathway: Teaching Assistant Level 3 – Standard
Contacts: Ian Duncan
E-mail: idunca2@nullccnm.rbksch.org
Address: Lime Grove, New Malden, KT3 3TW
Employer Description: Primary School
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 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)
Annual Holiday Entitlement: Term time, including INSET days. 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.
Pay: £211.00 per week (£9,600 pa pro-rated)
Position Title: Reception Class Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Starting Date: September 2022

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to join our team. Christ Church New Malden
Primary School is a 2-form entry school, situated on 2 sites. It includes a 52 place part-time nursery (26 children each session).

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, 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

1. Warm, caring & patient nature
2. Excellent communication skills with clear spoken English
3. Respect for confidential nature of work
4. Good IT, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
5. Understanding of relevant policies, codes of practice & awareness of relevant legislation
6. General understanding of national curriculum & other basic learning programmes/strategies
7. Basic understanding of child development & learning & an ability to relate well to children & adults
8. Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
9. Ability to use own initiative, be organised and communicate effectively and with enthusiasm
10. Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles & responsibilities & your own
position within these
11. Able to understand the importance of being punctual & the impact absence has on effectiveness of the team.