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Shaw Education Trust
Hours: Apprenticeship Contract – 37 hours per week
Contract type: Term Time + Inset Days (39 weeks per year)
Location: Ivy House School
Ivy House School is a special school for pupils aged 2-19. We offer a happy and supportive environment, where pupils are given the best opportunities through an individualised curriculum and pathway.
Our pupils like to come to school. They are justifiably proud of what they achieve and enjoy celebrating not only their own successes but also those of their friends and other peers from across the school.
We have a highly motivated, professional and well-trained team of staff who work collaboratively with parents, carers and other professionals to ensure that all aspects of our offer meet the needs of each of our pupils.
Our school is part of the The Shaw Education Trust who lead and manage academies in all phases, all sectors and in all communities.
We are currently seeking to appoint an Apprentice Teaching Assistant.
Applicants must have:
- GCSE English/Mathematics and/or good numeracy/literacy skills
- Assist children in matters of personal needs and their general health including first aid training and welfare matters
- Good understanding of areas of learning eg; literacy, numeracy, science, SEN & Early Years
- Experience of supporting children’s learning in a school or similar setting.
- Have the motivation to work with children and young people.
You will work under the direct instruction of teaching staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher. Providing specific support to the teacher in the care of pupils and management of the classroom. Work may be undertaken in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.
This rewarding role will contribute enormously to the children in our school offering them the life chances that they deserve. The Shaw Education Trust are a growing multi academy trust, which places high achievement at the heart of all we do. We are determined that no child attending a Shaw Education Trust Academy should have their opportunities limited by their background or by their ability.
If you would like to discuss this role, then please make contact with the George Turner (Deputy Headteacher) through the school office on 01332 777920, or email your questions to [email protected]/
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and all references, qualifications obtained will be checked upon for authenticity and accuracy.
Safeguarding and Pupil Protection Policy 2021-22.pdf (shaw-education.org.uk)
For more information and Application form and Monitoring form please go to
The closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 17th October 2023
Candidate Selection week commencing Monday 17th October 2023
Interviews Friday 21st October 2023
Applications to be sent to