Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship – The Maelor, Wrexham

The Maelor school was established in the heart of the Maelor in the small village of Penley in 1957 to serve the needs of this extensive rural area. The school is located in extensive grounds in a very pleasant rural situation

In summer 2014 The Daily Post ranked The Maelor School as the 6th best school in Wales out of 3,079.
In January 2015 The Maelor School was confirmed as achieving the highest grades in Wales for pupils who receive free school meals
In January 2017 The Maelor School was awarded GREEN for its standards and capacity to improve, rating the school as “Highly Effective”
In May 2017 The Maelor School was recognised for its excellent behaviour.

As a teaching assistant you would support teachers and help children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom. This role will particular be working at interventions and 1-1 learning support.

Job roles will include:

  • Working within a Secondary school full-time as a Teaching Assistant
  • Supporting pupils with special educational needs (SEN)
  • Supporting pupils with their reading, writing and literacy skills
  • Supporting pupils with their numeracy
  • Supporting pupils with their ICT skills
  • Be involved in displays and preparing resources
  • Helping children who need extra support to complete tasks
  • Understand the safeguarding and behaviour policy and their role within these policies
  • Working with children aged 11 to 16 years
  • Supporting a teacher in various roles within the classroom
  • Ability to conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times whilst working in schools

 

  • Essential Criteria:
  • An eagerness to learn more about becoming a Teaching Assistant
  • A passion for working with children
  • Possess relevant qualities including patience and communication
  • Ability to show professionalism at all times
  • Ability to listen and learn from more experienced staff

 

  • Desirable Criteria:
  • Any previous experience working with children
  • Any previous experience with special educational needs (SEN)
  • Strong English & Mathematics

 

  • Desired skills:
  • Communicational skills relevant to both children and adults
  • Competent skills in numeracy, literacy and ICT
  • Ability to self-manage and organise own time
  • Personal qualities
  • Reliable
  • Smart appearance
  • Professional attitude
  • A level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required
  • Ambitious and hard working
  • Desire to be a positive role model to young people
  • Qualifications required:
  • The ideal candidate will preferably have A-C GCSE Grades in Maths and English or equivalent. But training will be given if not.
  • Location: The Maelor School, penley, wrexham, LL13 0LN
  • £111 weekly
  • 2 x Positions Available
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