Teaching Assistant Apprentice


Apprenticeship summary

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated teaching assistant to join our wonderful SEND team. The role focuses on supporting students who have significant barriers to their learning to ensure successful outcomes. Candidates will be confident in establishing constructive relationships with students according to individual needs.

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Closing date: December 16, 2023

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Expected duration (weeks):
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Date posted:
November 17, 2023
Possible start date:
December 17, 2023
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Duties will include:

  • Assist teaching staff in the delivery of learning activities and work programmes and undertake predetermined activities with pupils so that their intellectual and social development (including self-reliance and self-esteem) is fostered
  • Provide input into the planning and evaluation of learning activities for individuals and groups of pupils to enable the teaching staff to make informed decisions when developing their plans
  • Supervise the activities of individuals or groups of pupils both in and out of the classroom (including educational visits) to ensure their safety and facilitate their physical and emotional development in accordance with the school’s behaviour management policy
  • Monitor individual pupil’s progress, achievements and development and report these to the teaching staff/line manager to inform decisions taken regarding the Individual Education Plan, Behaviour Plans and Personal Care Programmes for a pupil
  • Liaise with parents and carers in conjunction with the teaching staff to ensure effective communication concerning the pupils’ well-being
  • Record pupil information, as specified by the teaching staff/line manager to ensure that schools’ information systems are maintained
  • Attend to the personal, social and physical needs of pupils so that their well-being is maintained
  • Prepare and maintain learning equipment and ensure that the classroom is kept clean and tidy
  • Display and present the pupils’ work under the direction of teaching staff, so that it enhances the classroom environment and celebrates achievement
  • Attend staff and other meetings and participate in staff training development work and staff reviews as required
  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • All training will be conducted remotely 
  • Possible full time position for the right candidate



South Wirral High School is a comprehensive school located in Eastham on the Wirral and has been educating boys and girls since 1985. The school was formed by the merger of Eastham and Bromborough Secondary schools. We also operate a highly successful Sixth Form college for students from across Wirral. We are proud of the excellent reputation we have in the local community, as a result of a record of success in all aspects of school life. We are ambitious for our students, committed to providing learning experiences which are challenging and exciting. We want our students to be happy, to experience success and become responsible citizens. Our success has been recognised by a number of Quality Standards, which demonstrate our commitment to ensuring the quality of school experiences for our students. A vision for our school where each student’s progress is remarkable. We focus on the whole educational experience for each student, aiming for success in examinations and the other aspects of school life, sports, the arts, leadership and extra-curricular activities. The confidence and skills students gain, ensure pathways to university and the world of work. This can only be achieved by working with families and a range of community partners. It is leadership that delivers the culture and the vision, so we came together as a staff and defined the qualities we expect from each other. So each member of staff makes a commitment to: Promote South Wirral High School’s values and beliefs Demonstrate vision and inspiration Demonstrate good interpersonal skills Being a learning professional Involving supporting and developing colleagues Being active and creative Being organised and strategic The personal qualities of leadership define the culture that delivers our vision.


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Apprenticeship standard:

Teaching assistant (level 3)