Teaching Assistant Level 3 - Apprenticeship (3 positions)

Willoughby Academy, South Road, Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 9JD

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National Apprentice Wage
Contract Type
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Hours per week
32.5 (39 weeks)
Contact Name
Mr D Tebbutt
Contact Phone Number
01778 425203
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Part of Priory Federation of Academies

We are seeking to recruit three Apprentice Teaching Assistants who are highly motivated, dedicated and passionate about education, to join our successful and supportive team, here at Willoughby Academy. Self-confidence and enthusiasm combined with energy and perseverance are a prerequisite.

Willoughby is an all needs, through Academy (2 – 19) for students with moderate, severe, profound and complex needs.  We offer a highly supportive learning environment with excellent facilities. Enthusiasm combined with energy and perseverance are a prerequisite; as is the desire to be involved in all aspects of the development of an outstanding and cutting edge Special Academy, at the forefront of educational improvement and attainment.

During the Apprenticeship you will undertake the Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification.  You will be providing support to teaching staff by assisting in the delivery of class-based tasks to groups or individual students.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A highly motivated and inspirational
  • Creative and innovative, with excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Committed to maximising pupil progress
  • Adaptable and eager to meet the changing demands of the Academy and the needs of all pupils
  • Able to motivate, lead, support and challenge pupils and staff to be successful
  • Committed to the inclusion of all children with special educational needs
  • A team player who shares the Willoughby vision
  • Able to support specific needs in accordance with the requirements of pupils individual Educational Health and Care Plans.

The successful candidates will be qualified to GCSE level C or equivalent in English and Mathematics. Good interpersonal skills are vital, with a desire to develop techniques to motivate and support young people.

Please complete our online application form under Vacancies at


Please note CVs are not accepted.

All applications both internal and external must be supplemented by the completion of a secondary application which can be found here:-


Applications will NOT be accepted if either of the forms are incomplete.

The Priory Federation of Academies strictly adheres to GDPR regulations. In order to complete your application for this position you will be required to read and agree to the terms of our privacy statement. This will be available for you to read when you commence your application.

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 1st November 2020

Interviews: W/C 2nd November 2020

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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