Vacancies

Our Academy currently has over 1000 students on roll. In October 2017 we received a Good Ofsted rating across all categories and with a plan to become a Teaching School in place, we are now set to go from strength to strength. Our outcomes are fast improving and are now at national average; we are ambitious for our students and expect our results to continue to rise year on year.

This is a time of great innovation and forward thinking at Cowes Enterprise College. We are making rapid progress towards providing first-rate provision for our community and to achieve this we continue to grow our talented staff team.

Current Vacancies:


Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Salary: National Apprenticeship wage (£4.15) for 1st Year apprentice for 12 months – National Living Wage for age group thereafter.

Hours of work: 37 hours per week – Pro Rata Term Time plus Development Days plus 3 weeks

Fixed term contract for the duration of the apprenticeship.

Primarily the post is 39 working weeks; the post will be paid for 42 weeks per year to allow for course study. Holidays to be taken during school holiday periods only.

Purpose of the Role: To act as a responsible adult and assist with the supervision, personal care, welfare and keeping safe of individuals and/or groups of children and their environment under the direction/instruction of teaching and/or senior staff, inclusive of assisting with resources and basic classroom management techniques to support their learning.

Full detail can be found in the job description here: Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Please contact Donna Harrison, HR Officer for an application form to apply- [email protected]. Closing date for applications is Friday 17th July 2020



Apprentice Progress Mentor

Salary: National Apprenticeship wage (£4.15) for 1st Year apprentice for 12 months – National Living Wage for age group thereafter.

Hours of work: 37 hours per week – Pro Rata Term Time plus Development Days plus 3 weeks

Fixed term contract for the duration of the apprenticeship.

Primarily the post is 39 working weeks; the post will be paid for 42 weeks per year to allow for course study. Holidays to be taken during school holiday periods only.

Purpose of the Role: This post is key in supporting the Head of Year and removing the barriers to learning and good progress of individuals and/or groups of pupils. The postholder must demonstrate effective experience in the support of young people in the setting and achieving of their personal goals. They must be able to facilitate access to appropriate support and information to allow the young person to access their learning and make good or better progress.

Full detail can be found in the job description here: Apprentice Progress Mentor

Please contact Donna Harrison, HR Officer for an application form to apply- [email protected]. Closing date for applications is Friday 17th July 2020


Our Apprentice roles are an ideal starting point for those interested in teaching assistant roles or a future career in teaching.

Our training provider is LMP (Let Me Play) - Further information about LMP is available here: https://www.letmeplay.co.uk/be-an-apprentice/ Apprenticeship duration will be around 12 – 18 months.

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.15 per hour. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wa...



We welcome speculative applications from qualified and experienced teachers and also enquiries from those interested in training to teach through any of the direct entry routes.

Cowes Enterprise College has excellent induction and professional development, further enhancing the quality of teaching and the rapidly growing reputation of the academy.

If you are interested in joining us but cannot see a suitable position, please email your current CV to [email protected]

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A full enhanced DBS Clearance Certificate will be required. Prohibition checks and Section 128 checks will be made as applicable, for all new staff.