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Apprentice Teaching Assistant Level 2

Salary: £180.00 Per Week

Ref: 7552
Full Time
Location: Rochdale
Hours: 37

Rochdale Training

Kingsway Park High School are looking to recruit an Apprentice Teaching Assistant Level 2. To act as a responsible adult and assist with the supervision, personal care, welfare and keeping safe of individuals and/or groups of children and their environment under the direction/instruction of teaching/and/or senior staff, inclusive of assisting with resources and basic classroom management techniques to support their learning.


It is expected at Level 2 that the postholder will work under the direction of teaching staff and may be responsible for some learning activities within the overall teaching plan to enable access to learning which will be in addition to undertaking the core duties outlined in the Level 1 job description.

1. Help to keep children safe

2. Provide support for learning activities

3. Support children’s development

4. Support literacy and numeracy development

5. Support the use of information and communication technology for teaching and learning

6. Use information and communication technology to support pupils’ learning

7. Observe and report on pupil performance to inform the teacher’s assessment and planning

8. Prepare and maintain the learning environment by

9. Provide displays by:
•setting up, maintain and dismantling displays.

10.Promote positive behaviour

11.Develop and promote positive relationships

12.Provide effective support for your colleagues

13.Support the development and effectiveness of work teams

14. Reflect on and develop practice

15. Support children’s play and learning

16.Contribute to supporting bilingual/multilingual pupils

17.Support a child with disabilities or special educational needs

In addition, the role may possibly include: -

18.Contribute to moving and handling individuals

19.Support individuals during therapy sessions by:

20. Invigilate tests

Desired skills

•Creative flair and excellent attention to detail
•Design skills including the use of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
•Effective time management
•Good organisational skills and ability to organise workload according to priority
•Ability to work flexibly within a team
•Good communication skills
•Proficient in using computers/technology, MS office and email


The apprentice must –
1.Perform his/her duties in accordance with the Authority’s/School’s Equality and Diversity Policy
2.Ensure that the Authority’s/School’s commitment to public service orientation and care of our customers is provided.
3.Be able to render regular and efficient service to undertake the duties of the post

Values & Behaviours

Approach the job at all times using the following values: -
•Valuing our Community
•Focusing on staff, students, parent/carers and visitors
•Acting with integrity
•Using time and money wisely
•Working Together
•Always learning and improving

Be aware of and apply the Kingsway Park High School behaviours at all times.

Qualifications required
You need to have 5 GCSEs grade A-C or equivalent with evidence of a good standard of literacy and numeracy.

Future prospects
Progression offered to the right candidate.

Things to consider
All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered.

This apprenticeship vacancy is for candidates aged 16 - 24 years as per the criteria for government funding.

Contact: Nathan Finn
Rochdale Training
Fishwick Street
OL16 5NA
01706 631417

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