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Apprentice Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Reference: SCH/22/220525
  • Published: Thu 24/11/2022, 11:17 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 09/12/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
  • Salary: £149.11 per week
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hilbre High School Humanities College, Merseyside

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Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Full Time 36 hours per week - 39 weeks per year

Salary - £149.11 per week, working 39 weeks per year, paid over 52 weeks per year

 

We are looking to recruit a resilient, committed, energetic and highly motivated Apprentice Teaching Assistant who will relish the opportunity to develop their own practice in a co-educational setting.  Previous experience in a school, caring or similar environment would be an advantage but we will provide training for the right candidates. 

Successful candidates will be employed on a fixed term 18 month contract (subject to satisfactory ongoing completion of coursework) and complete a classroom support diploma during that time.  Whilst we are unable to guarantee a permanent contract at the end of the apprenticeship, we would hope that opportunities for permanent employment to become available.  Please note there is no age limit to access an apprenticeship.

Hilbre High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Level Disbarring Service Bureau check.  All details are available to download from our website www.hilbre.wirral.sch.uk.  An application form and letter of application must be completed for eligibility to the post and are returnable to the Headteacher, Mr Mark Bellamy either by post or by e-mail to schooloffice@hilbre.wirral.sch.uk.  All electronic applications will be acknowledged (no agencies please).

Closing Date: Friday 9th December 2022, 9am

School Safeguarding Statement:

Hilbre High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This role is classed as regulated activity.  Applicants will be required to undergo safeguarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.  Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted will be asked to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are ‘spent’ unless they are ‘protected’ under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.  Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Any offer of employment will be conditional until satisfactory completion of all mandatory pre-employment checks.  It is an offence to apply for this role if barred from engaging in regulating activity relevant to children.

The Safeguarding policy and Safer Recruitment policy, including policy on the employment of ex-offenders, can be accessed via the school website.


This post is subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability.

Hilbre High School Humanities College

Frankby Road

West Kirby

Wirral

CH48 6EQ

Tel: 0151 625 5996

Email: schooloffice@hilbre.wirral.sch.uk