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Carlton Digby School

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Grade 3 Teaching Assistant APPRENTICE (Ref: ATA0923)

An opportunity has arisen for two highly motivated and enthusiastic apprentice Teaching Assistants to join our team. The successful candidates will be passionate about pupils’ learning and working as part of a successful team.

The successful candidate will be enrolled onto a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship. Over 24 months, you will study health and safety, safeguarding children, understanding how pupils learn and develop, developing strategies to support learning, understanding assessments, supporting behaviour in an educational setting, promoting equality, diversity & inclusion and using technology to support learning.

20% of your time in work must be dedicated to developing new skills, this will be completed within a designated day, in the workplace.

The post will involve supporting the teacher and pupils within a class/es and leading small group educational activities and interventions.

Carlton Digby School is a maintained special school for children with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities aged 3 – 18 years. In March 2020, the school was given an Ofsted grading of ‘Outstanding’. The school has 91 pupils on roll.

In joining Carlton Digby School, you will benefit from:

  • Working with our fabulous children and their families
  • Being part of a strong team of staff
  • Strong links with the local community and other special schools
  • Excellent facilities
  • High quality CPD
  • Supportive and involved Governors

You will require the following qualifications and must be able to provide original copies of certificates should you be successful:

  1. English and maths GCSE grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

Nottinghamshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a DBS check.

Application forms and further details are available from the school website: Please ensure applications include the job reference. Please submit applications to:

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 12th June 2023. Interviews will take place week commencing 19th June 2023.

Please email the office to book a visit:

  • Tuesday 23rd May at 1pm
  • Friday 26th May at 9.30am

If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, we regret to advise your application was unsuccessful and due to previous high response, will be unable to provide individual feedback.