Holy Family Catholic Primary School

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School Based Teaching Assistant Apprentice

Holy Family Catholic Primary School

Kendal Road


Manchester M28 1AG


Salary: The National Minimum Wage for apprentice age

25 hours per week, term time only

Monday - Friday 8:45am - 3:30pm

2 year post required from September 2020


Holy Family Catholic Primary School is looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual with good personal communication skills, the ability to show initiative in a early years environment.


The role will include, but is not restricted to, 

  • DBS Clearance
  • Working effectively as part of a team within Early Years
  • Encouraging pupils to interact with each other and engage in activities lead by the teacher
  • Create and maintain a supportive environment and assist with the display of pupils work
  • keep and update pupil records as instructed by the teacher
  • contribute to reviews when appropriate
  • engage with school based training and development, taking responsibility for the completion of own studies and course work
  • Being aware of and compliant with policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection


Desired skills

  • Be eager to learn and master new skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Act in a professional manner at all time
  • Be able to work well in a team
  • Confidence to use initiative 
  • Be competant in Literacy, Numeracy & ICT 
  • Some experience of working in an Early Years environment (this may include work experience placements)


Personal Qualities

  • Reliable
  • A level of maturity when working in the school environment
  • Smart apperance
  • A desire to be a positive role model to children
  • Ambitious and hardworking


Desired Qualifications

  • GCSE Maths & English A - C / 4 - 9 (or equivalent) is desirable but not essential


Interview date : to be confirmed

Closing date for applications : Tuesday 14th July, 9am


Please complete the CES application form electronically and return to enquiries@admin.boothstownholyfamily.wigan.sch.uk


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