Ormiston Academy

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Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

  • Salary: £5.50 per hour (£192.50 per week)
  • Status: Fixed term contract for 13 months
  • Hours: 35 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (shifts/times TBC)
  • Closing date for applications: 8am, Monday 22nd April 2019
  • Start date: Possible start date – 13th May 2019

Stoke High School – Ormiston Academy caters for students of all academic abilities and recognises each individual’s strengths and weaknesses.  Specialist support is provided for students with a Statement of Special Educational Needs, with Specific Learning Difficulties and those with sensory impairments and/or physical disabilities.

The teacher plans lessons and directs learning.  Learning Support Assistants provide support to the teacher and through this to students and to the teaching of the curriculum. Learning Support Assistants work under the direction of the teacher, whether with the whole class, a small group, or an individual student.

All duties will be carried out within recognised procedures or guidelines and the teacher will be available for support and guidance.

The post holder will be expected to have some expertise/specialism.

There will be some need to interpret information or situations and to solve varied problems. More complex problems will be referred to line manager.

No requirement to supervise others but may demonstrate tasks to new colleagues or give advice and guidance to others.

How to apply

Download the full details for this apprenticeship (including the job description and person specification) below. To apply please contact Anthony Lowe at or on 0788 192 2192.


Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship – description and person specification (pdf)

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