Teaching Assistant Apprentice with a Sports Focus

Queensmead Primary Academy (Leicester)

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Learning Assistant Apprentice with a Sports Focus

37 hours a week, term time only (39 weeks)

This role is on a temporary basis for the duration of the apprenticeship.

Salary: £12,346 FTE (£10,715 pro rata)

Queensmead Primary Academy is a vibrant and caring Ofsted rated ‘GOOD’ school filled with wonderful pupils and a committed and enthusiastic team who strive to provide quality experiences to enhance our pupils lives. ‘Pupils are proud of their school’ – Ofsted 2018

 Are you motivated, passionate and reflective about your work? Do you have high expectations of the children you support? Would you like to be part of a nurturing, dynamic team?

We are delighted to announce that we have a vacancy to join our vibrant, friendly school. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated, inspiring learning assistant to follow an apprenticeship with an accredited provider as part of our dedicated team of staff.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • are educated to GCSE grade C/4 and above in Maths and English
  • have experience of working with children preferably in a school setting, although this is not essential;
  • have a flexible approach and ability to work as part of a team;
  • are willing to participate fully in all aspects of school life;
  • are well organised and have high expectations of achievement, behaviour and progress.

The Sports Learning Assistant apprenticeship uses the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard along with an embedded coaching qualification to enable those in a Sports TA role to achieve a relevant qualification whilst working in this position.

We can offer you:

  • well-behaved, happy children who are eager and willing to learn
  • a welcoming, friendly and supportive team who will value your contributions;
  • a chance to be part of shaping the future of our school;
  • the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge within our Multi-academy trust;
  • an attractive, well-maintained working environment with excellent facilities and resources.

In Return:

You can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed no matter what their background. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, medical and reference checks.  All pre-employment checks are in line with "Keeping Children Safe in Education”.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.