Northop CP School – Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship


Location: Llys Ben, Northop Hall, Mold CH7 6GF

Subject: Apprenticeship

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Fixed Term

Salary Type: Monthly

Salary: £144.30 per week

Closing date: 11th July 2022

Start date: 05/09/2022

Brief description of the school:

We are looking to recruit a teaching assistant who has the skills to support pupils with a wide range of strengths and needs. The successful candidate would need to be calm, positive, able to work as part of a team and with independence.

The successful candidate would work under the supervision of the class teacher to support pupils learning in our early years unit. This may be through working with groups of pupils or with pupils on a 1:1 basis.

Vacancy description:

As a teaching assistant you would support teachers and help children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom.

Job roles will include:

  • Working within a primary school full-time as a Teaching Assistant
  • Working under the supervision of the class teacher to support pupils in their learning
  • Supporting pupils with academic and social skills
  • Helping pupils to overcome barriers to their learning
  • Working in the indoor and outdoor environment
  • Be involved in displays and preparing resources
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
  • Understand the safeguarding and behaviour policy and their role within these policies
  • Supporting a teacher in various roles within the classroom
  • Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times

Essential criteria:

  • Essential Criteria:
  • An eagerness to learn more about becoming a Teaching Assistant
  • A passion for working with children
  • Possess relevant qualities including patience and communication
  • Ability to listen and learn from more experienced staff

Desirable personal qualities:

  • A passion for working with children
  • Ability to listen and learn from experienced staff
  • Competent skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT
  • Ability to self-manage and organise own time
  • Communication skills relevant to both children and adults
  • Reliable, hard-working and professional manner


The Apprenticeship includes both on-the- job learning and off-the-job training which leads to nationally recognised qualifications


Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths

Apprenticeship to be undertaken:

Level 2 or 3 NVQ Supporting, Teaching and Learning



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