Calday Grange Grammar School – Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship


Apprenticeship summary

Calday Grange Grammar School is looking for a Teaching Assistant Apprentice to work with and supervise individuals and/or groups of students under the direction of the teacher. Inclusive of specific individual learning needs, enabling access to learning for all students and assistance and support in classroom.

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Closing date: June 14, 2024

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Β£9,984 a year
Total hours per week:
Expected duration (weeks):
Positions (available):
Date posted:
May 16, 2024
Possible start date:
June 24, 2024
Apprenticeship level:


  • Use skills / training / experience to support students and staff in designated faculty area
  • Supporting food technology and other areas (eg art, textiles and D & T) in the department when required

Support for the Teacher:

  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and productive working environment
  • Design, prepare and use equipment / resources / materials
  • Contribute as required to planning and organisation of systems / procedures
  • Responsible for maintaining records, information and data relating to faculty area
  • Promote and ensure the health and safety and good behaviour of students at all times
  • Support for the Curriculum (designated faculty area); As detailed under ‘Key Responsibilities’
  • Provide advice and guidance as required within own area of expertise
  • Demonstrate and assist in the safe and effective use of equipment/materials
  • Support agreed work programmes / practical lessons under the guidance of the teacher

Support for the school:

  • Monitor and order department supplies, ensuring resources are available for staff and students as required in line with financial procedures
  • Ensure timely preparation and set up of specialist curriculum resources and areas for learning
  • Provide technical support and demonstrations for safe use of specialist equipment and resources, helping students to progress in their learning
  • Maintain department resources, ensuring they are cleaned, stored, or disposed of in accordance with health and safety requirements
  • Promote a safe and healthy environment, maintaining orderly working areas, assisting with assurance checks, and maintaining safety standards
  • Photograph/film, display / publish and store students work as appropriate
  • Assist in the organisation of trips, exhibitions and activities for students and staff
  • Assist with the supervision and welfare of students, contributing to effective behaviour management in school
  • Participate in extracurricular /enrichment activities, such as outings, social activities, and sporting events to enhance learning and engagement
  • Provide administrative support for the department as and where applicable
  • Maintain accurate records using relevant systems in line with policy and records management procedures
  • Attend meetings and undertake duties as required in line with school calendar, sharing expertise and supporting others
  • Provide occasional cover for colleagues in support functions
  • Responsible for updating / maintaining H&S records and documentation to support the department
  • Work with students / teachers / parents to maintain an accurate and up to date record of student requirements including allergies and any specific dietary requirements
  • Liaise with external stakeholders / contractors and other technicians to develop the Food Technology department

Requirements, Prospects and Desired skills:

  • Previous experience of working with children desirable, but not essential
  • A team player
  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to handle situations independently and use initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Creative
  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship standard qualification
  • Online remote training with our talented tutors

Potential full time employment for the right candidate upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.



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Apprenticeship standard:

Teaching assistant (level 3)