Intermediate Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning Salcombe Pre-School

Apprentices will be expected to undertake and complete Level 2 qualifications in relevant education-based subject areas, involving some additional training outside of school hours. Apprentices will also be expected to complete learning tasks on time, as directed by GHQ Training and the school mentors.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 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

    30 hours

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Nov 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001144179

  • Positions

    1 available

Purpose of Position

  • To be trained to the level of a Teaching Assistant.
  • Apprentices will be expected to undertake and complete Level 2 qualifications in relevant education-based subject areas, involving some additional training outside of school hours. Apprentices will also be expected to complete learning tasks on time, as directed by GHQ Training and the school mentors.
  • To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff, usually in the classroom with the teacher, to support access to learning for pupils and provide general support to the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

Duties and Responsibilities to include:

Support for Pupils

  • Attend to the pupil’s personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters.
  • Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning.
  • Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs.
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate.
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including, before and after school, and at lunchtimes.

Support for the Teacher

  • Prepare the classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assist with the display of pupils work.

  • Be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed.

  • Undertake pupil record keeping as requested.

  • Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate.

  • Gather/report information from/to parents/carers as directed.

  • Provide clerical/admin support e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, collecting money etc.

Support for the Curriculum

  • Support pupils to understand instructions.

  • Support pupils in respect of local and national learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy, KS3, early years, as directed by the teacher.

  • Support pupils in using basic ICT as directed.

  • Prepare and maintain equipment/resources as directed by the teacher and assist pupils in their use.

Support for the School

  • Be aware of, and comply with, policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.

  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals.

  • Attend relevant meetings as required.

  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as require.

  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times including before and after school and at lunchtimes.

  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Post holder may be required to identify straightforward solutions to simple problems on a regular basis.
  • Post holder will be advising and guiding the pupils on a daily basis. Effective written and oral communication skills required to liaise with pupils, other staff, and parents and outside agencies and professionals is essential.
  • Keyboarding skills and confidence are required to support the use of ICT in learning activities, including the production of teaching resources.

Personal qualities

  • Team player

  • Organised

  • Good time keeper

 

Qualifications required

GCSE (grade A*-C), or equivalent, in English, Maths and ICT.

Future prospects

Possibility to Progress onto L3 STLS.

About the employer

Since 2009 Salcombe Primary School has been a member of the Devon First Federation. The First Federation believes that: All are created in the image of God and uniquely talented by Him. Everyone is a child of God and immeasurably loved by Him. You can read the First Federation Ethos here. Our Aims • To have high expectations and to ensure children make good progress, particularly in Literacy, Numeracy and Science. • To challenge and inspire independent thought and a desire for further knowledge. • To provide quality teaching tailored to each child’s needs. • To promote good social skills, confidence, self esteem and pride in the community within a Christian context. • To offer a broad range of music, arts, drama and sports. • To value the importance of each child to develop as confident well rounded individuals. • To form strong partnerships with parents and the local community. • To create an exciting, purposeful and happy environment.

Employer

Salcombe Pre-School

Address

Onslow Road

Salcombe

TQ8 8AG

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Training provider

  • NVQ L2 STLS
  • Functional Skills if needed
  • ERR

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Training provider

GHQ TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by GHQ Training

Contact

Stacy Harrall-Phillips 01752 218086 recruitment@ghqtraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017