Apprentice Teaching Assistant 3

Fixed term post, term time only, 30 hours per week.

Start date 4th September 2017 expected completion date December 2018

Salary APRR LC2 01  £6760 pro rata

Closing date for applications is 07/07/2017 12 midday

Little Common School  is a large 3 form entry primary school based in the beautiful area of Little Common on the outskirts of Bexhill on Sea.

We are seeking to recruit 2 enthusiastic Apprentice Teaching Assistants (TA3) on a fixed term basis until December 2018.

We can offer you a happy and professional working environment, which is well resourced and where children are keen to learn.  We have a supportive leadership team who will provide guidance and encouragement along with in house CPD opportunities.

You ideally you need grade C or higher in English, Maths and ICT (without this you will need to undertake Functional Skills in all three subjects in addition to the apprentice course) and have experience of working in a school environment (including through placements during education) and hold a Level 2 qualification in supporting teaching and learning in schools (or similar).

Documents and application:

Job Description

Application Form

Closing date for applications is 07/07/2017 12pm, with interviews to be held w/c 10/07/2017.

Please send application forms to

The salary offered is subject to holding the qualifications required (maths, English and ICT grade C or above).

The start date for this position will be Monday 4th September 2017 (subject to reference and pre-employment checks).

The position is term time only and therefore the apprenticeship is for a fixed term period and expected to finish on the 5th of December 2018.

An enhanced DBS clearance is required for this role.

Additional Information

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2009 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment check process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2009 Regulations.

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2009 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.