Inclusion Support Apprentice (Teaching Assistant) Birches Head Academy

Birches Head is an 11 to 16 co-educational school situated in the heart of the community. We not only strive for academic success, but are concerned with the development of the whole person. An opportunity has arisen for an Inclusion Support Assistant Apprentice to join our team.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £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

    Monday - Friday 30 hours

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310232

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • To provide support to pupils in developing good literacy skills through classroom support
  • To provide support to teachers in the preparation/adaption of teaching and learning materials to allow students to access learning
  • To provide learning support to pupils working in the classroom in collaboration with subject teachers to develop good literacy skills and enable them to continue to access mainstream education across a range of subjects
  • To provide learning support to pupils working in small groups outside the classroom in collaboration with subject teachers/ SENCO to develop good literacy and numeracy skills.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have some experience of working with children
  • Experience of working in an education environment (desirable)
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • People handling skills
  • ICT skills
  • Calm under pressure

Personal qualities

  • Practical and intellectual
  • Well organised
  • Flexible
  • Patient
  • Approachable
  • Confident
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Ability to command respect from pupils, staff and parents

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grades English and Maths at C or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Could lead to a permanent position for the right person.

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received, therefore we recommend that you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Birches Head is an 11 to 16 co-educational school situated in the heart of the community. We not only strive for academic success, but are concerned with the development of the whole person.

Employer

Birches Head Academy

Address

Birches Head Road

Staffordshire

ST2 8DD

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • ERR
  • Training by SENCO and Assistant SENCO
  • INSET training at School

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Training provider

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME COLLEGE (NULC)

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Newcastle under Lyme College

Contact

01782254287 apprenticeships@nulc.ac.uk


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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017