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Job Title : Apprentice Teaching Assistant
Employer : Bevington Primary School - London
Location : Bevington Road, London, W10 5TW
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Childcare
Vacancy Reference : VAC-51317
Vacancy Short Description : Bevington Primary School is an outstanding school located in the heart of Notting Hill. We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and ambitious Early Years apprentice to join our successful Nursery and Reception team. Our focus is on achievement for all, and staff are no exception. You will be supported by an experienced team who have a proven track record of supporting trainees become outstanding practitioners in their field.


Qualifications Required : No Qualifications Required
Vacancy Full Description : Your responsibilities will include:

• Working alongside children delivering a play-based curriculum both indoors and outdoors
• Planning and delivering activities which enable children to reach their next stage of development
• Contributing to the planning cycle and curriculum plans
• Observing and assessing pupils against the EYFS curriculum
• Ensuring pupils are safe at all times and report any concerns to relevant managers
• Forming positive relationships with parents and carers and maintain effective communication
• Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment
• Contributing to the development of the environment, including preparing displays
• Developing and maintaining good communication with all staff and external agencies
• Undertaking appropriate and relevant training
• Undertaking any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the schools aims and objectives.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 35 hours per-week 8.30AM-4.00PM 30 min lunch
Weekly Wage : £157.50
Application Deadline Date : 17/02/2020
Possible Start Date : 24/02/2020
Personal Qualities : • Enthusiastic, polite and friendly
• Enjoyment working with children
• Ability to work well in a team
• Understanding of the varied needs of children and families
• Ability to work on own initiative, using judgement and common sense
Skills Required : • Keen interest in the childcare industry
• Dedication to working towards Apprenticeship
• Experience working with children aged 3-5
• Excellent communication skills together with sufficient understanding and use of English
Future Prospects : The apprenticeship may lead to a role as an EYFS teaching assistant for a successful candidate, dependent on vacancies.
Training to be Provided : Advanced Apprenticeship in Children and Young Peoples Workforce
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT
Other Information : The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.90 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £6.15 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.70 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.21 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). These rates apply from 1st April 2019.
Things to consider : The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should we receive a high volume of applications, this vacancy may close on the 20th of January.
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