Ysgol Aberconwy – Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Job Description

Pay: £6 per hour

Hours of work: 31 hours per week

Closing date: 17/3/2022

Positions available: 1

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 Secondary school full-time as a Teaching Assistant

· Supporting pupils with additional learning needs (ALN)

· Supporting pupils with their numeracy

· Supporting pupils with their literacy

· Supporting pupils with their ICT skills

· Be involved in creating 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

· Working with children aged 11 to 16 years

· Supporting a teacher in various roles within the classroom

· Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working in schools

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 show professionalism at all times

· Ability to listen and learn from more experienced staff

· Any previous experience working with children

· Any previous experience with additional learning needs (ALN)

· Strong English & Mathematics

· Communicational skills relevant to both children and adults

· Competent skills in numeracy, literacy and ICT

· Ability to self-manage and organise own time

Desirable personal qualities 

· Reliable

· Smart appearance

· Professional attitude

· A level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required

· Ambitious and hard working

· Desire to be a positive role model to young people

Training to be provided

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 2/3 Supporting, Teaching and Learning


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