Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Fixed Term
School/Academy Services, Teaching Assistants, Apprenticeships
Full Time - Term Time Only
Duration of apprenticeship
Bluecoat Wollaton Academy, Sutton Passeys Crescent, Wollaton, Nottingham, NG8 1EA
National Apprenticeship Wage £3.90 per hour, Also receive a one off £200 business dress clothing allowance

To start 1st September 2019

Thank you for your interest in our recent advertisement for the above position at Archway Learning Trust’s Bluecoat Wollaton Academy. I have pleasure in enclosing details.

The Trust is seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Apprentice Teaching Assistant to join a high achieving, successful and forward-looking team of staff. The Apprentice Teaching Assistant will work within the Learning Support faculty, working with students in order to improve the quality of learning and foster the participation of students in the social and academic aspects of academy life.

The successful candidates will work with teachers and teaching assistants to provide support in the delivery of our learning support provision, providing support and leading activities with either individuals or groups of students to ensure their safety and facilitate their physical, emotional and cognitive development. Opportunities for further professional development are excellent.

The Learning Support Team is led by the Executive SENCo for Learning Support & SEN supported by SENCo’s at each of the Trust’s sites. The Learning Support teams consist of committed and professional teachers and teaching assistants with a variety of experience within and beyond the academy. The team is the largest in any city school or academy in Nottingham and supports students of all abilities across the 11-18 age range.

Archway Learning Trust is a highly successful Trust, with an expanding number of academies covering the ages of 3-19 and operating across a growing number of campuses. The growth and development of our Multi-Academy Trust makes this an excellent opportunity to join us, as we seek to serve a growing number of young people across the region.

In return we can offer:

  • Employee benefits and well-being scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice bus pass scheme

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to the satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS check, Barred List check, the receipt of satisfactory references and any other statutory checks that are required for the post. We are an equal opportunities employer.

If you are interested in applying for this position please visit the vacancies section of our website at to gain further details and complete an application form. Please note, CV’s will only be accepted as additional information, a Trust application form must be completed when applying for this role. To apply for this role, please complete an ‘Apprentice Application Form’ and send this to along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.

Closing date: 9am, Sunday 23rd June 2019

Interview date: Monday 1st July 2019

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