Apprentice Classroom Learning Assistant Meden School & Technology College

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

General Responsibilities

  • To promote the corporate image of the school and high standards of behaviour and courtesy among pupils.
  • To communicate effectively with the public and wider community and provide effective support for teaching staff and pupils.
  • To promote and support implementation of the school’s aims, policies and values.
  • To work flexibly as part of the support staff team to contribute to the smooth operation of the school.
  • To use the standard computer hardware and software packages where appropriate.
  • To commit to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

Specific Responsibilities:

Planning, classroom supervision and pupil management:

  • Staff will be required to supervise whole classes during the absence of teachers
  • Provide teaching support to allocated groups by liaising with the department to achieve continuity of learning through:
  • Setting clear learning objectives and determining how they will be implemented and assessed
  • Understanding  the nature of tasks which challenge pupils and ensure high levels of engagement setting appropriate and demanding expectations
  • provide clear structures for lesson cover maintaining pace, motivation and challenge;
  • monitor and intervene to ensure sound learning and discipline when covering classes;
  • use a variety of  methods when working with classes to:
  • match approach to content, structure information, explain a set of key ideas and use appropriate vocabulary
  • use effective questioning, listen carefully to pupils, give attention to errors and misconceptions
  • ensure effective support so that classes acquire and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding appropriate to the subject;
  • evaluate their own support methodology critically to improve effectiveness;
  • Promote good behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour;
  • Support individual pupils by:
  • Working to establish a supportive relationship with the children and parents concerned;
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes;
  • Providing feedback to pupils and parents/carers in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good level of written English and grammar
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Willing to learn
  • Enthusiastic attitude
  • Reliable
  • Patient
  • Understanding
  • Friendly
  • Outgoing
  • Helpful
  • Act professionally and with integrity at all times
  • Ability to use their initiative

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs in English and maths A-C or equivalent
  • Basic ICT skills

Future prospects

Opportunity to study for NVQ at appropriate level.

Things to consider

You will be required to undertake off the job training on a day release basis at the nearest Chamber offices a maximum of once a week and minimum of once a month Please do not contact the employer directly - applications will only be accepted through the Apprenticeship Service’s website. Please click and apply now.

About the employer

Large Secondary School Academy, with post 16 provision on site. Part of an expanding Academy group called Torch.


Meden School & Technology College


64 Burns Lane



NG20 0QN

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Training provider

  • You will receive a combination of on and off the job training to give you the skills, knowledge and understanding to gain a Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.
  • Where you do not have Grades A-C in a relevant subject, you will work towards Functional skills in maths, English and ICT
  • Developing your knowledge of employee rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire Chamber Commerce


Emily Gascoyne 0333 320 0333

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017