Teaching Assistant Apprentice
Kennington is a happy school, with all children, parents, staff and other adults working together as part of a team to create a supportive learning environment.
Relationships are based on strong Christian values and the children’s self-respect, confidence and ability to work independently and co-operatively are encouraged and developed throughout the school.
We work hard to fulfil every child’s potential and always encourage every child to be the best that they can be
Nearest train station is Ashford International.
Walking distance is 0.4 miles, takes 9 minutes.
Bus station ‘Little & Often B’ (11 stops), takes 10 minutes.
Walking distance is 308 feet, takes 1 minute.
Overall travel time is 20 minutes.
Kennington CE Academy is looking for an apprentice teaching assistant to join their friendly team.
The position will be class-based and the successful candidate would learn how to support children within a classroom setting as well as working well as part of a team. There will also be some lunchtime supervision. The position will include:
Supporting individuals and groups in whole class activities and helping children who may have misconceptions with their learning
Working in liaison with teachers to support the emotional, social and behavioural needs of children
Preparation of learning resources in liaison with teachers
Assisting in the creation of effective displays.
All candidates should have a good standard of spoken and written English and mathematics. They should be good and effective communicators with children and adults, friendly and approachable, flexible and adaptable, with good time management skills.
If you’re friendly, ambitious and keen to learn then we would love to hear from you.
This is a busy role which will give you great experience in the classroom. Tasks will include, but are not limited to the following:
Supporting children’s learning on a 1:1 basis as well as a group
Assisting with general administration tasks, including photocopying and preparation of class materials.
Work with the class teacher and classroom assistants.
£136.50 per week, £3.90 per hour
35 working hours per week / 44 weeks of the year
Monday – Friday 08:30 – 16:30 (includes a one hour, unpaid lunch break each day)
The successful candidate should have a good communication skills, be well organised, and have basic computer skills.
We are looking for somebody who is keen to help children learn and who is cheerful and polite
Minimum GCSE grade C / 4 (or equivalent) in English and Maths
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.
Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.
The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.
KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.