Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools Graham James Primary School

This is a unique opportunity to gain experience of working in a primary/infant school alongside teachers with a view to becoming a qualified teacher. Whilst working in school, you will study a level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support in Teaching and Learning and attend college 1 day per week.

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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £149.85 - £260.85

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    5 days a week. Term Time

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    20 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    21 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001213962

  • Positions

    1 available

We offer a supportive team and high quality professional development to enhance your skills and confidence.  The Graham James Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and supportive references.

Graham James Primary Academy is a popular and friendly school in spacious and well-established grounds.  We have an outstanding curriculum, based on first hand child centred experiences.  We are very well resourced for all curriculum areas and our newly expanded environment reflects the importance we place on the enjoyment of learning.  As a Training School, we provide many training and development opportunities for our own staff.

All successful candidates must be able to:

  • Work with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff.
  • Establish positive relationships with pupils supported.
  • Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher.
  • Support pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Support the use of ICT in the classroom and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.
  • Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies and help keep pupils on task.
  • To respect confidentiality at all times.
  • Participate in evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

All successful candidates must be able to:

  • Work with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff.
  • Establish positive relationships with pupils supported.
  • Implement planned learning activities/teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher.
  • Support pupils with activities which support literacy and numeracy skills
  • Support the use of ICT in the classroom and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.
  • Promote positive pupil behaviour in line with school policies and help keep pupils on task.
  • To respect confidentiality at all times.
  • Participate in evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour.

 

Personal qualities

  • Ability to plan, organise and work under pressure.
  • Self-motivated and personable, capable of working both as a team player and independently.
  • Good communicator both written and oral.
  • IT literate.
  • Ability to create and keep effective records
  • To assist with escorting pupils on educational visits.

Qualifications required

  • The successful candidate will need a minimum of 5 GCSE's, or equivalents, Grade A - C including English, maths and a science subject.

Future prospects

Primary School Teacher.

About the employer

Primary School Teaching Apprentice to work with students between the ages of 5 and 11. Potential candidates should have the desire to progress further towards Qualified Teacher Status.

Employer

Graham James Primary School

Address

105 The Sorrells

Stanford-le-Hope

SS17 7ES

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools.
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in ICT if required.
  • Level 3 Award in Employment Rights and Responsibilities.

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Training provider

CHELMSFORD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chelmsford College

Contact

Amber Stroud 01245 293008 strouda@chelmsford.ac.uk


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Closing date: 02 Oct 2017