Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Apprentice EYFS Teaching Assistant

Salary: £8,220 (full time full year equivalent - Apprenticeship Level 2)
Actual Salary: £6,046 per annum  £4.30 per hour)
Hours: 32.5 per week, term time only (190 days)

Required for September 2021

This post will sit within our Early Years Team, based in Nursery.

Higher Failsworth is a larger than average school with approximately 420 children (with 14 currently on EHC plans) and 50+ staff. It is a large building with many original features (it is 104 years old) which has been adapted so that space is used creatively. Higher Failsworth is within the borough of Oldham but it’s location means it is ideally suited to candidates living in the Greater Manchester area, being very close to Manchester city centre, motorway networks (school is 5 minutes from M60), bus routes and a Metrolink station.

Our school serves a richly diverse community and we do our utmost to ensure that each child is given every opportunity to learn and succeed.

What’s special about HFPS?

  • We are a warm and welcoming school community.
  • We have amazing children from a range of backgrounds and cultures
  • We are committed to providing an education that aims for high standards but supports a child to be ready for life.
  • We are committed to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of the whole community and   are supported by the service Place2Be.
  • We have a Speech and language room and employ a Speech and Language TA.
  • We have a dedicated Safeguarding and Pastoral team to provide support for families around induction to school and familiarisation if new to the country, parenting as well as safeguarding and support for looked after children.
  • We have fabulous outdoor areas for outdoor learning including a wooded area with a firepit, a polytunnel and raised beds for growing flowers, fruit and vegetables and a large sports field.
  • We have a Sensory room and run a sensory club before school.
  • We have achieved the Sainsbury’s school games Platinum award– we offer a wide range of sports and activities.
  • We have a cooking room.
  • We have a commitment to music & drama. All the children learn a musical instrument in KS2 and we have a whole school Choral speaking festival each year. We have a fixed stage with a sound and lighting system. Every year group performs a play / musical each year.

 

Whatever your interests are, you can use and develop them here.

The Governors are looking to recruit an Apprentice Teaching Assistant to work within our Early Years Foundation Stage team. The post is 32.5 hours per week (190 days per year) and attendance at INSET days including twilights (5 days equivalent) is a requirement.  You will need to enrol on an Apprenticeship course with a local college and undertake a programme of study to become a qualified Teaching Assistant. The school will support you with this.

See job description and person specification for further information. For further information please contact Mrs Sam Forster via email on:  s.forster@higher-failsworth.oldham.sch.uk

 

Applicants should demonstrate how they meet the criteria in the person specification and state their particular areas of interest and expertise in their supporting statement. 

Only accurate and fully completed applications will be considered. This includes a full history with no gaps.

Please send completed electronic applications to: s.forster@higher-failsworth.oldham.sch.uk

 

Closing Date: Thursday 24 June at 12.00pm   

Shortlisting: Friday 25th June 2021

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 28th June 2021

Start Date: Thursday 2 September 2021

 

Higher Failsworth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Application Form.doc
Job Description & Person Specification.doc
Oldham Right to Work in the UK.doc
Location
Higher Failsworth Primary
 

Apprentice EYFS Teaching Assistant

Salary: £8,220 (full time full year equivalent - Apprenticeship Level 2)
Actual Salary: £6,046 per annum  £4.30 per hour)
Hours: 32.5 per week, term time only (190 days)

Required for September 2021

This post will sit within our Early Years Team, based in Nursery.

Higher Failsworth is a larger than average school with approximately 420 children (with 14 currently on EHC plans) and 50+ staff. It is a large building with many original features (it is 104 years old) which has been adapted so that space is used creatively. Higher Failsworth is within the borough of Oldham but it’s location means it is ideally suited to candidates living in the Greater Manchester area, being very close to Manchester city centre, motorway networks (school is 5 minutes from M60), bus routes and a Metrolink station.

Our school serves a richly diverse community and we do our utmost to ensure that each child is given every opportunity to learn and succeed.

What’s special about HFPS?

  • We are a warm and welcoming school community.
  • We have amazing children from a range of backgrounds and cultures
  • We are committed to providing an education that aims for high standards but supports a child to be ready for life.
  • We are committed to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of the whole community and   are supported by the service Place2Be.
  • We have a Speech and language room and employ a Speech and Language TA.
  • We have a dedicated Safeguarding and Pastoral team to provide support for families around induction to school and familiarisation if new to the country, parenting as well as safeguarding and support for looked after children.
  • We have fabulous outdoor areas for outdoor learning including a wooded area with a firepit, a polytunnel and raised beds for growing flowers, fruit and vegetables and a large sports field.
  • We have a Sensory room and run a sensory club before school.
  • We have achieved the Sainsbury’s school games Platinum award– we offer a wide range of sports and activities.
  • We have a cooking room.
  • We have a commitment to music & drama. All the children learn a musical instrument in KS2 and we have a whole school Choral speaking festival each year. We have a fixed stage with a sound and lighting system. Every year group performs a play / musical each year.

 

Whatever your interests are, you can use and develop them here.

The Governors are looking to recruit an Apprentice Teaching Assistant to work within our Early Years Foundation Stage team. The post is 32.5 hours per week (190 days per year) and attendance at INSET days including twilights (5 days equivalent) is a requirement.  You will need to enrol on an Apprenticeship course with a local college and undertake a programme of study to become a qualified Teaching Assistant. The school will support you with this.

See job description and person specification for further information. For further information please contact Mrs Sam Forster via email on:  s.forster@higher-failsworth.oldham.sch.uk

 

Applicants should demonstrate how they meet the criteria in the person specification and state their particular areas of interest and expertise in their supporting statement. 

Only accurate and fully completed applications will be considered. This includes a full history with no gaps.

Please send completed electronic applications to: s.forster@higher-failsworth.oldham.sch.uk

 

Closing Date: Thursday 24 June at 12.00pm   

Shortlisting: Friday 25th June 2021

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 28th June 2021

Start Date: Thursday 2 September 2021

 

Higher Failsworth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Application Form.doc
Job Description & Person Specification.doc
Oldham Right to Work in the UK.doc