Nursery/Kindergarten nurses, and Teaching Assistants have become a vital part of the British Education system - with at least one position held in most classrooms.
Currently in short supply. You will need one of the following qualifications:
- CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education.
- BTEC National Diploma in Early Years.
- NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education.
- SVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education.
- HNC in Childcare and Education.
Teaching Assistants (TA's)
TA's are the para-profesionals, working alongside teachers with an individual or a group of pupils. They become involved in planning, preparation and assessment. TAs may
also have more specific roles, for example, taking responsibility for displays, resources or ICT. These TAs are likely to have vocational qualifications, often of a high level.
Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HTLA's)
Candidates with Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status are highly sought after. Although the position doesn't have an academic qualification, it enables you to receive
formal recognition for the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained.
Any experienced TA can apply for HLTA status but it really is necessary to have your headteacher’s approval. You also require Level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy (QTS equivalence
tests are not currently an acceptable alternative).
To register with Trust Education you must meet the selection criteria and attend a face-to-face interview with a trained consultant.
Please make sure you have the following documents:
Birth Certificate Essential
Driving License Essential
Degree Qualification If applicable
DBS Enhanced Disclosure
(Disclosure & Barring Service)
Essential – Application can be made
Current Police Check
Essential – for all overseas candidates original only from home country
Current Visa to Work in the UK
Essential – for all overseas candidates excluding EEA passport holders.
Marriage Certificate or Change of Name Certificate
Proof of Current Address
Essential – for example utility bill, bank statement
Five Year Address History
Bank Account Details
If available – we can help if you need to open an account
National Insurance Number
If you don’t have one we can assist in applying for one
Two Recent References
Must be professional child related experiences within last 24 months
Condensed to a maximum of 2 sides of A4 – please supply on disk or as an email attachment plus paper version.