Apprentice Learning Support Assistant Townlands C Of E Primary School

A LSA will work under the direct supervision of a teacher to provide support for teaching and learning and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures. This may include providing general support for whole class learning activities or supporting individuals or small groups of pupils.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £136.80

  • Working week

    Monday-Friday, operating hours 8-4, term time only 38 weeks per year

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001307421

  • Positions

    1 available

  • To provide agreed support to the teacher in the delivery of planned whole class learning activities.
  • To work under the direct supervision of a teacher to carry out planned learning activities with small groups or individual pupils, providing feedback on their engagement in activities and their achievement of the desired learning objectives.
  • To help prepare, monitor and maintain a safe and secure learning environment in line with the teacher’s lesson plans.
  • To observe and feed back to the teacher on pupil performance and behaviour, taking action as appropriate in line with relevant school policies.
  • To support the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of pupils, including contributing ideas and suggestions to support planning, to meet their development needs.
  • To interact with and respond positively to children, young people and adults.
  • To develop positive relationships with colleagues, providing consistent and effective support and working constructively as a member of the school staff team.
  • To support pupils to improve their numeracy and literacy skills through focussed learning activities and more generally across the curriculum.
  • To prepare and utilise ICT resources to support pupils learning.
  • To prepare and support the use of learning materials and create visual displays, in accordance with the requirements of the teacher, in order to facilitate a relevant physical learning environment.
  • To provide care and encouragement to children and young people with disabilities or special educational needs, supporting them to participate in activities and liaising, if required, with parents / carers / other professionals as appropriate.
  • To contribute to the provision of support for bilingual / multilingual pupils if required.
  • To invigilate internal and external tests and examinations under formal conditions.
  • To encourage participation in structured and unstructured learning activities, including play (timetabled and during breaks if required).  (Primary and Special schools).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability and willingness to undertake professional development.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Personal qualities

  • Good interpersonal skills.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grades A*-C English & Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Progression for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

At Townlands we actively encourage achievement through high quality learning and teaching; whilst promoting exemplary attitudes to learning together with high levels of attendance. Our new reward system is based on the three attributes of achievements, attitudes and attendance. We strive to ensure outstanding behaviour of our pupils in and around school by promoting a culture where every child and adult is respected and valued.

Employer

Townlands C Of E Primary School

Address

Meadow Ct Road

Leicester

LE9 7FF

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.
  • Functional Skills English Level 1.
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1.

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Training provider

SOUTH LEICESTERSHIRE COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by South Leicestershire College


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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017