About us

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Teaching Assistant at The Meads Primary School

About the job

The post holder will gain valuable experience working with children under the direction of the teacher as part of a year group team supporting the teachers in a variety of activities throughout the school.

As a Teaching Assistant in our school, your duties will include:

• Following agreed lesson plans to support the teaching and learning of individual or groups of pupils, using support strategies appropriate to the needs of the pupils.
• Contributing to the development of pupils
• Contributing to the planning and assessment of teaching and learning for individual pupils
• Working closely with Class Teachers
Attending meetings and providing feedback about pupils

About you

Skills Required

• Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Ability to communicate effectively with children
• Able to contribute to the support and development of children
• Ability to keep accurate records
• Basic ICT skills
• Knowledge of equality issues
• Good timekeeper

Personal Qualities


• Professional appearance and manner
• Enthusiasm and confidence when working with children
• Quick and enthusiastic learner
• Self-motivated
• Prepared to learn new skills
• Able to contribute constructively to and work effectively as a team member
• Reliable
• Honest

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