Coppice Primary School

Coppice Primary School - Apprentice Teaching Assistant - Advanced (Level 3)

Coppice Primary School (Employer)

Aspire to Learn Limited (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £154.80
36.0 hours per week Monday - Friday - 8.45am - 4.45pm
15 months (duration)
2 June 2021(start date)
Teaching Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
1 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Coppice Primary School is a school that lies at the heart of the community, where the children’s learning is paramount, and the learning of the whole school community is highly valued and encouraged. There are high expectations of staff as well as pupils, and a continual striving for excellence.


Duties will include:

  • Supervise and provide support and guidance for pupils
  • Working with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with pupils
  • Support the use of ICT in the classroom and help to develop pupil's competence and independence in its use
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom ensuring access to lessons and their content through appropriate clarification, explanation and resources
  • To respect confidentiality at all times
  • Attend relevant school meetings as required
  • Assist with escorting pupils on educational visits
  • To attend to pupil's personal needs including help with social, welfare, and health matters, including minor first aid

Future Prospects

Career progression - great opportunity to grow with excellent school and be offered a permanent position.

Reality Check

You will be expected to be flexible and provide support across the team when needed. This may include supporting meal times for the children.

Skills Required

  • Be professional when dealing with parents and school visitors
  • Good communication and telephone skills
  • Ability to use own initiative and work well within a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal English
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately
  • Be diligent and consistently follow safeguarding procedures
  • Well organised

Qualities Required

  • Willingness to learn
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Responsible
  • Patient
  • Tidy
  • Friendly
  • Compassionate
  • Well mannered
  • Well spoken
  • Patient

Qualifications Required

Minimum 4 GCSEs grade A*-C or 9-4 or equivalent.

Training Provided

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3
  • English and maths Functional Skills (if required)
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